The Municipality of Clarington is part of the Durham Region and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Clarington is a large municipality that is home to many urban centres and small villages. It offers a blend of city living and rural charm.
While urban development is growing, Clarington is committed to the natural environment. There are large areas of Greenbelt protected farmlands, conservation areas and Lake Ontario waterfront trails.
- Population: 95,000
- Size: 612 km2
- Urban Centres: 4
- Hamlets: 13
- Mayor: Adrian Foster
- Fact: English is the mother tongue for 91.2% of the Clarington population – one of the highest proportions in the GTA (2011 census data)