Toronto is the fourth-largest metropolis in North America and the country's most populous city.
The word "Toronto" comes from the Mohawk word "tkaronto," which means "where there are trees standing in the water."
The CN Tower, which is located inToronto, originally held the record for highest freestanding building in the world. Millions of people visit it each year and it is 553 meters tall.
Off the coast of Toronto, a group of islands known as the Toronto Islands were created by humans. They were built in the late 19th century utilizing garbage left over from Toronto's subway system construction.
Over 200 distinct ethnic groups are represented in Toronto, making it a fairly multicultural metropolis.It also has some of Little Italy and Chinatown, which are two of the biggest neighborhoods in North America.
Toronto is home to the Hockey Hall of Fame, which recognizes the best hockey players and innovators.
Many films and television programs have used Toronto as a filming site, including "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World," "The Handmaid's Tale," and "The Umbrella Academy."
The third-largest public transit system in North America, behind New York and Mexico City, is run by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).
The University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University are just a few of the notable universities that can be found in Toronto.
With a low crime rate in comparison to other significant cities in the area, Toronto is one of the safest cities in North America.