Toronto, Ontario

Toronto is colloquially known as “the T-Dot”, “Hogtown”, or “The Six”. Toronto is Canada’s Largest City and the provincial Capital of Ontario. Toronto is also widely regarded as one of the world’s most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities. Toronto’s borders have expanded drastically over the years due to amalgamation with surrounding municipalities. This transformation is clearly visible through the 140 defined official neighbourhoods that make up the city.

History of Toronto, Ontario

Aboriginal people have occupied Toronto for thousands of years. British officials negotiated the Toronto Purchase in 1787, with the Mississauga’s of the New Credit, and established the Town of York.

During the war of 1812, York saw combat and suffered considerable damage. York was renamed Toronto in 1834 and was incorporated as a city. Toronto became the capital of Ontario in 1867.  

Popular Communities in Toronto, Ontario

Toronto is made up of 140 distinct neighborhoods, some of which including:

  • Cabbage Town
  • The Annex
  • Yorkville
  • Trinity Bellwoods
  • North York
  • Scarborough
  • The Beaches

Population of Toronto, Ontario

Toronto is Canada’s most populous city. According to a 2011 census conducted by Statistics Canada, Toronto has a population of 2,615,060. This makes Toronto the fourth largest city in North America, following Mexico City, New York City, and Los Angeles.

Special Attractions in Toronto, Ontario

Toronto has many different special attractions and events to offer. A few of the major attractions include:

  • The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
  •  Hockey Hall of Fame
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
  • Casa Loma
  • The CN Tower
  • The Toronto Zoo
  • The Ontario Science Centre
  • The Canadian National Exhibition (The Ex)


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