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Rainy River District
—  District  —
Location of Rainy River District in Ontario
Coordinates: 48°50′00″N 92°00′00″W / 48.8333333°N 92°W / 48.8333333; -92
Country Canada Flag of Canada.svg
Province Ontario Flag of Ontario.svg
Region Northwestern Ontario
Created 1885
 - MPs John Rafferty (NDP)
 - MPPs Bill Mauro (OLP), Howard Hampton (NDP)
 - Total 15,472.94 km2 (5,974.1 sq mi)
Elevation [1] 328 m (1,076 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 - Total 21,564
 - Density 1.4/km2 (3.6/sq mi)
  Canada 2006 Census
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Postal code span P0W, P9A
Area code(s) 807
Largest communities [3] Fort Frances (8,103)
Atikokan (3,293)

Rainy River District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1885. It is the only division in Ontario that lies completely in the Central time zone. Its seat is Fort Frances.

In 2006, the population was 21,564. The land area is 15,472.94 km² (5,974.1 mi²); the population density was 1.4 people/km² (3.6 people/mi²).[2]


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