Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto, with a population of 2.6 million, is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area which contains 6.2 million people.
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Yorkville and The Annex are two neighbourhoods along Bloor St where downtown Toronto meets midtown.
North York is one of the cities that in the 1997 City of Toronto Act became a part of the Toronto mega-city.
The Harbourfront neighbourhood in Toronto encompasses the area from the lakeshore corridor railway line in the north down to Lake Ontario in the south and from Exhibition Place in the west to Parliament Street in the east.
Kensington Market and Chinatown are neighbourhoods in the western side of downtown Toronto.
The East End is a district of Toronto. It is known for its Greektown, the beaches of The Beach and the trendy shops and restaurants along Queen St East.
The Entertainment and Financial Districts, along with Yonge-Dundas to the north, form the heart of Toronto's downtown.
The West End of Toronto is bounded roughly by Bathurst St to the east, St Clair Avenue to the north, the Humber River to the west and Lake Ontario to the south.
Yonge-Dundas is the very heart of downtown Toronto—in more ways than one. After all, the major arterials of Yonge Street and Dundas St meet here, and the resulting intersection may be the city's busiest.
The Church and Wellesley area is affectionately known as the "Gay Village" and is one of Toronto's biggest tourist attractions.
Midtown is a district in Toronto north of downtown. It isn't an area with a large number of museums, theatres, or other tourist attractions.
Yonge Street is one of the oldest streets in Toronto, but few of its current buildings date back to much before 1900.
Etobicoke is in Toronto. Etobicoke was once a borough or city of its own, but it became a part of the city of Toronto in 1998, when the great amalgamation occurred.
Scarborough is a district in Toronto. Major highways leading into Scarborough are the 401 and 407 Express Toll Route.