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Timiskaming District
—  District  —
Location of Timiskaming District in Ontario
Country Canada Flag of Canada.svg
Province Ontario Flag of Ontario.svg
Region Northeastern Ontario
Created 1912
Government
 - MPs Charlie Angus, Claude Gravelle, Anthony Rota
 - MPPs France Gélinas, David Ramsay
Area [1]
 - Total 13,279.88 km2 (8 251.8 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - Total 33,283
 - Density 2.5/km2 (1.5/sq mi)
  Canada 2006 Census
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Postal code span P0J, P0K, P2N
Area code(s) 705
Seat Temiskaming Shores

Timiskaming is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. The district was created in 1912 from parts of Algoma, Nipissing, and Sudbury districts. In 1921, Cochrane District was created from parts of this district and parts of Thunder Bay District.

The division had a population of 33,283 in the Canada 2006 Census.[1] The land area is 13,280 km (8,251.8 mi); the population density was 2.5 people/km (1.5 people/mi).

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Politics

The district seat is in Temiskaming Shores.

Along with portions of the neighbouring district, Cochrane, Timiskaming is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by David Ramsay. In the House of Commons of Canada, the district is divided between Nipissing—Timiskaming, represented by Anthony Rota, in the south, and Timmins—James Bay, represented by Charlie Angus, in the north. A very small portion of the district also belongs to the riding of Nickel Belt.

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First Nations reserve

  • Matachewan 72

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Coordinates: 47°50′N 80°30′W / 47.833°N 80.5°W / 47.833; -80.5


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