Greater Toronto Area
|Greater Toronto Area|
A view o the Toronto skyline at nicht
|Nickname(s): Greater Toronto, GTA|
|• Total||7,124.15 km2 (2,750.65 sq mi)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,201/sq mi)|
|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|
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.
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.