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About Toronto

Toronto at a Glance

Fast Facts on Toronto

With a population of 5.5 million, Toronto is Canada's largest city

Toronto is the 4th-largest city in North America, after Mexico City, New York and Los Angeles

More than 60% of the population of the United States is within a 90-minute flight

As the capital of Ontario, Toronto is the seat of government for Canada’s most populous province and is the industrial and business centre for the country

The most popular choice for U.S. sponsored association meetings outside the U.S.

Top Canadian domestic business travel destination

More than 38,000 hotel rooms in over 230 hotels

The largest convention centre in Canada ranking among the top ten largest continuous-space facilities in North America

Situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is one of the southernmost cities in Canada. In fact, its latitude is very close to that of northern California. As a result, Toronto has a surprisingly moderate climate – with the warmest springs and summers in Canada.

Languages spoken
There are two official languages in Canada – English and French. In addition to these official languages, the top 5 languages spoken in Toronto are Chinese, Italian, Tamil, Portuguese and Spanish.