Toronto

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Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016.wikipedia
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Greater Toronto Area

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Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA.
It consists of the central city, Toronto, along with 25 surrounding cities and towns distributed among four regional municipalities: Durham, Halton, Peel, and York.

Ontario

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Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016.
It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.

Lake Ontario

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The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people (as of 2016) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario.
Many of Ontario's most populous cities, including Toronto, Canada's most populous city, and Hamilton, are on the lake's northern and western shores respectively.

Battle of York

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During the War of 1812, the town was the site of the Battle of York and suffered heavy damage by American troops.
The Battle of York was fought on April 27, 1813, in York (present-day Toronto), the capital of the colonial province of Upper Canada (present-day Ontario), during the Anglo-American War of 1812.

Name of Toronto

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York was renamed and incorporated in 1834 as the city of Toronto.
The name of Toronto has a history distinct from that of the city itself.

Toronto ravine system

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People have travelled through and inhabited the Toronto area, located on a broad sloping plateau interspersed with rivers, deep ravines, and urban forest, for more than 10,000 years.
The Toronto ravine system is one of the most distinctive features of the geography of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Amalgamation of Toronto

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The city proper has since expanded past its original borders through both annexation and amalgamation to its current area of 630.2 km2.
The amalgamation of Toronto was the creation of the current political borders of Toronto, Ontario, Canada after amalgamating, annexing, and merging with surrounding municipalities since the 18th century.

Old Toronto

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York was renamed and incorporated in 1834 as the city of Toronto.
Old Toronto is an administrative district and the retronym of the area within the original city limits of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1834 to 1998.

Culture in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
Toronto is the largest city of Canada and its most ethnically diverse one; many immigrant cultures have brought their traditions, languages and music.

List of museums in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
Types of museums located in Toronto include agricultural museums, art museums, fashion museums, food museums, history museums (including historic houses and living museums), military museums (including local regimental museums), railway museums, science museums, and textile museums.

Sports in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
The city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada has a long history of sport.

Media in Toronto

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Toronto is a prominent centre for music, theatre, motion picture production, and television production, and is home to the headquarters of Canada's major national broadcast networks and media outlets.
This is a list of television and radio stations along with a list of media outlets in and around Toronto, Ontario including the Greater Toronto Area.

Annual events in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
Numerous festivals, shows and exhibitions are held annually in Toronto.

List of tourist attractions in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada is known for its many attractions.

Golden Horseshoe

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The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people (as of 2016) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario.
The core of the Golden Horseshoe starts from Niagara Falls at the eastern end of the Niagara Peninsula and extends west, wrapping around the western end of Lake Ontario at Hamilton and then turning northeast to Toronto (on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario), before finally terminating at Oshawa.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the country's most populous city, Toronto, Ontario.

List of tallest buildings in Toronto

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Toronto is known for its many skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere, the CN Tower.
Many of the tallest buildings in Toronto are also the tallest in all of Canada.

CN Tower

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Toronto is known for its many skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere, the CN Tower.
The CN Tower (Tour CN) is a 553.3 m concrete communications and observation tower located in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Toronto Stock Exchange

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The city is home to the Toronto Stock Exchange, the headquarters of Canada's five largest banks, and the headquarters of many large Canadian and multinational corporations.
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is a stock exchange in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Economy of Toronto

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Its economy is highly diversified with strengths in technology, design, financial services, life sciences, education, arts, fashion, business services, environmental innovation, food services, and tourism.
Toronto is a commercial, distribution, financial and industrial centre.

Tourism in Toronto

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Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 43 million tourists each year.
In 2017, the Toronto-area received 43.7 million tourists, of which 10.4 million were domestic visitors and 2.97 million were from the United States, spending a total of $8.84 billion.

Exhibition Place

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French traders founded Fort Rouillé in 1750 (the current Exhibition grounds were later developed here), but abandoned it in 1759 during the Seven Years' War.
Exhibition Place is a publicly owned mixed-use district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located by the shoreline of Lake Ontario, just west of downtown.

Fort York

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The York garrison was built at the entrance of the town's natural harbour, sheltered by a long sand-bar peninsula.
Fort York, also known as Old Fort York, is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings located in the Fort York neighbourhood, west of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Front Street (Toronto)

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The town's settlement formed at the harbour's eastern end behind the peninsula, near the present-day intersection of Parliament Street and Front Street (in the "Old Town" area).
Front Street is an east-west road in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016.