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Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

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Welcome to Greater Toronto Area!

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) stretches over 7,000 sq km (4,350 sq mi) along the northern shore of Lake Ontario. The area consists of 25 municipalities and is home to over four million people, making it the fourth largest populated area in North America. For those looking for big city excitement the GTA does not disappoint. Toronto is often regarded as the cultural centre of Canada. It is the English-speaking world's third largest theatrical centre and is home to world-renowned shopping, restaurants and attractions, as well as the NBA's Toronto Raptors, MLB's Toronto Blue Jays and the NHL's famed Toronto Maple Leafs. Despite the bustle of activity, the GTA also offers plenty of calm. Smaller cities such as Markham, Burlington and Oakville combine the convenience of an urban centre with unique small-town attractions.Connected by a network of lakes and rivers,the GTA is also a haven for beach bums,pleasure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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