Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario and, with a population of 2,615,060 inhabitants, it is the largest city in Canada and its financial center.
Located on the northwest bank of Lake Ontario, it is the fifth biggest city of North America.
Toronto is in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, the largest metropolitan area in Canada, and is part of a densely populated region in south-central Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, with eight million residents.
As the economic capital of Canada, Toronto is considered a global city and one of the world's leading financial hubs.
Leading economic sectors are finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transport, communication media, art, film, television, advertising, software, medical research, education, tourism, and the sports industry.
The Toronto Stock Exchange is the biggest in the country and seventh biggest in the world.