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It is located within the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario on the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
With 2,731,571 residents in 2016, it is the largest city in Canada and fourth-largest city in North America by population.
Also in 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), the majority of which is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), had a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA.
The Grand Trunk Railway and the Northern Railway of Canada joined in the building of the first Union Station in downtown.
By 1701, the Mississauga had displaced the Iroquois, who abandoned the Toronto area at the end of the Beaver Wars.During the American Revolutionary War, the region saw an influx of British settlers as United Empire Loyalists fled for the British-controlled lands north of Lake Ontario.