|Toronto City Facts|
|Districts||East York, Etobicoke, North York, Old Toronto, Scarborough, York|
|Total Area||243.2 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||43.6481° N, 79.4042° W|
|Time Zome||North American Eastern Time Zone (UTC/GMT -5 hours)|
|Area Code||(416, 647), Canada (+1)|
|Major Religion||Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Art Gallery of Ontario, Campbell House Museum, Canadian Air and Space Museum, Fort York, Gibson House, Royal Canadian Military Institute Museum|
|Universities||University of Toronto, OCAD University, York University, Tyndale University College, Ryerson University,|
Tourist Places of Attractions
About Toronto City
Toronto, the most diverse city is the third most livable city in them world. Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario, a Canadian state. The name 'Toronto' means 'place where trees stand in the water'.
Where is it: Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto covers a total area of 629.91 sq. km. It is bounded by Lake Ontario to the south, Etobicoke Creek and Highway 427 to the west, Steeles Avenue to the north and the Rouge River to the east.
How to Commute: Toronto Pearson International airport the busiest airport in Canada, serves as gateway to the country from other parts of the world. Toronto Transit Commission or the TTC is North America's third largest public transit system. TTC provides public transport with the Toronto city with an extensive network of buses and streetcars. The city of Toronto is also famous for its extensive network of bicycle lanes.
Where to Stay: Most of the Toronto hotels are situated in downtown Toronto, in close proximity to the major tourist destinations of Toronto. Delta Chelsea Hotel, Cambridge Suites, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott, Four Seasons, Hilton Hotel, Hotel Intercontinental, Marriott Hotel Bloor, Marriott Hotel Eaton Centre, Marriott Hotel SkyDome and The Grand Hotel are some of the best downtown Toronto hotels. These hotels are known for their comfortable rooms and extraordinary service.
What to See: Royal Ontario Museum - One of the better, and larger museums in North America, Art Gallery of Ontario - the largest art gallery in Canada, CN Tower - the tallest free standing structure in North America, Casa Loma - a majestic castle of European elegance and splendor are some of the sites most frequently visited by tourists.
Last Updated On : March 08, 2013