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Toronto is a financial city, district, city of theatres, sports and more. This article provides an overview of the attractions that Toronto pays to work in and live in.
Canada’s largest city
Toronto is the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city, with a population of 2.4 million and 4.7 million in GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Toronto is the 5th largest city in North America with the 3rd largest English-speaking theatre district in the world. It is also home to the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing building in the world. There are four professional teams in Toronto, City of residence.
Toronto is a residential city. The houses in the upper-class neighbourhoods are separate, not in long rows like some other big cities, and have beautifully manicured lawns. Toronto is a symbol of Canada’s ideal of integration without losing its identity. One can visit the Chinatown, the Greek village and infinitely other ethnic districts in Toronto. Toronto is characterized by the diversity of neighbourhoods, cultures and communities. English is the primary language of Toronto, although English and French are both Canada’s official languages.
Toronto is extremely popular with immigrants – it has the second-highest percentage of foreign-born immigrants (49%). Toronto is a city populated by young people – only 14% of its population is over 65 years old. Toronto is Canada’s business hub and has now become Canada’s premier financial, communications and high technology hub. Downtown Toronto is clean and is considered safe for walking at night in most areas where you will always find people walking and shopping.
Toronto houses three theatre districts that show Broadway shows, comedies, dance groups, symphonies and more, which brightens the city’s nightlife and satisfies all theatre enthusiasts. Other performing arts sites, large and small, are scattered throughout Toronto, filling the city’s program with festivals and entertainment.
Toronto: A well-known destination
Toronto is Canada’s largest city and headquarters. Although not the state capital (which is Ottawa, also in Ontario), Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario and probably the most famous city in Canada. Toronto is only a 3.5-hour drive from Detroit, MI, an 8.5-hour drive from Chicago and an 11-hour drive from NY City.