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(2011 population 50,631) is a city in the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Southern Ontario, Canada.
The city has been traditionally known as the place where rails and water meet, referring to the railways from Buffalo to Toronto and Southwestern Ontario, and the waterways of Welland
Canal and Welland
River, which played a great role in the city's development.
The city is notable for its large francophone population. Welland
is one of few communities in southern Ontario where the percentage of Franco-Ontarians exceeds the overall provincial average. This, however, is proportionately speaking, as English still predominates.
is the home of C Company of The Lincoln and Welland
Regiment which is part of the 31 Canadian Brigade Group, the classification of this unit is Light Infantry.
's nickname is The Rose City. Residents of the city are known as Welland