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Interesting facts Toronto Interesting  Facts about Toronto

• The population of the city is now over 2.5 million making it the 5-th largest city in North America after Mexico City, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

Half of Toronto’s population was born outside of Canada.
Toronto with surrounding area (GTA) is Canada's largest city
and is home to over 5.7 million Canadians. Almost one quarter of Canada’s population lives within a 160 km radius of Toronto

• The Toronto Stock Exchange is located in the city and is the sixth largest stock exchange in the world. Toronto is the largest, financial centre in Canada and the fourth largest, economic centre in all of North America.


 Toronto is the most multicultural city in the world.
There are 100 + languages and dialects spoken throughout the city

• Over half of Toronto's labour force has a university degree or college diploma.

 Toronto is the third largest centre for English language theatre in the world, behind New York and London.

• Yonge Street is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest street in the world, stretching 1,896 km from the lakeshore in Toronto, north to Rainy River, Ontario, near the Minnesota border. The shortest street is Sea Grassway at 9.72 m

Toronto International 

 • The CN Tower in Toronto is the highest free-standing structure on the North American continent at approximately 1,815 feet tall.

It takes 1,776 steps to reach the main observation deck in the tower and 2,579 steps to reach the Sky Pod deck, which is the second highest public observation in the world.

CN Tower Toronto 

• North America's largest continuous underground pedestrian system - PATH, connects 1200 stores and restaurants, 50 office towers, five subway stations, Union Station, six major hotels and several entertainment centres under Toronto's financial core.

PATH is a 28-kilometre (17 mi) network of pedestrian tunnels beneath the office towers of Downtown Toronto.
According to Guinness World Records, PATH is the largest underground shopping complex in the world with 371,600 m² (4 million sq. ft.) of retail space.

Toronto Path 
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