Study in Toronto
With 2.6 million residents Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario.
The low crime rate in the city has resulted in the city to earn the reputation as one of the safest major cities in North America.
Toronto is among the world's top international tourist destinations, ranking at 40th place, according to Euromonitor.
It’s cosmopolitan and international population reflects its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, with about 49% of the population born outside Canada.
It is also Canada's commercial capital and one of the world's top financial centres.
What to do and see: visit the official Toronto tourism website.
Be prepared, what is important to know about Toronto:
- Toronto Currency: CAD
- Toronto Telephone area code: +1 416
- Toronto Electricity (plug): Electricity in Canada usually supply electricity between 110 and 120 volts. Check out the type of plug.
- Toronto Annual events: Winterlicious (Jan), Saint Patrick’s Day Parade (Feb), Doors Open Toronto (May), Toronto Jazz Festival (Jun), Caribana (Jul), Toronto’s Festival of Beer (Aug), Toronto International Film Festival (Sep), Toronto Fashion Week (Oct), Toronto Santa Claus Parade (Nov) and more.
- Toronto Public holidays: check out on Government website.
- Toronto Weather average:
Summer (May - Aug): 20ºC - 35ºC
Autumn (Sep - Nov): 6ºC - 12ºC
Winter (Dec - Mar): -5ºC - 1ºC
Spring (Mar - May): 2ºC - 10ºC
Find information about transports in Toronto on government websites:
- Getting around Toronto: buses and subway.
- Taxis can be hailed from the streets.
- Living expenses
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