Greater Toronto Area

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Greater Toronto Area
Metropolitan aurie
A view o the Toronto skyline at nicht
A view o the Toronto skyline at nicht
Nickname(s): Greater Toronto, GTA
Kintra  Canadae
Province  Ontario
Aurie
 • Total 7,124.15 km2 (2,750.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Density 850/km2 (2,201/sq mi)
 • CMA 5,583,064
 • Metro 6,054,191
  Canadian CD rank: 1st
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code L, M
Aurie code(s) 226, 289, 416, 519, 647, 705, 905
Greater toronto area map.svg

Municipalities in the Greater Toronto Area

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is a metropolitan aurie in Canadae. At the 2011 census, the census metropolitan aurie haed a population o 5,583,064. The Greater Toronto Area is defined as the central ceety o Toronto, an the fower regional municipalities that surroond it: Durham, Halton, Peel, an York.[2]

The Greater Toronto Area is different frae the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto, which covers a smawer region. As o early 21st century, the regional span o the Greater Toronto Area is whiles extendit tae include the ceety o Hamilton, Ontario an its surroondin region, tae form the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, an urban aurie that haes a tot population rankit near the tap 50 in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistics Canada (Census 2011). "Toronto, Ontario (Census metropolitan area)". Retrieved 2012-02-08.  Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. OECD "OECD Territorial Reviews OECD Territorial Reviews: Toronto, Canada 2009" OECD Publishing, ISBN 92-64-07940-8 p37

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