Toronto , Ontario, Canada lies on the north west shore of Lake Ontario. It is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe.
Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, two symphony orchestras and a host of theatres. The city is home to the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Stage Company.
Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most liveable cities.
Longitude: 79° 24' W (West of Prime Meridian, Greenwich, England )
Latitude: 43° 40' N (North of Equator)
City of Toronto website (external)