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Ottawa is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. With a population of more than 1.2 million – Ottawa is ranked the 4th largest urban centre in Canada. The nation’s capital is a thriving international tech and business hub and world class tourism and convention destination. Ottawa is rich in culture and heritage with its many national institutions, parks, waterways and historic architecture. It is home to a large number of foreign embassies and is a well known centre for both academics and professional training. Canada’s Capital region hosts more than 7 million visitors per year who spend more than a billion dollars annually. The city’s residents consider Ottawa an enviable place to live and grow and have made it among the world’s most desirable cities to call home.