The city of Toronto stretches over 630 square kilometers of southern Ontario. At its southernmost point is the waterfront, where Toronto meets Lake Ontario. It is in this south-central area that Toronto’s downtown is found, marked by the prominent CN Tower and the city’s two main sports centres, Roger’s Centre and the Air Canada Centre. The downtown also houses Toronto’s Fashion District, Entertainment District, and Financial District where the Toronto Stock Exchange is found.
To the west, Toronto reaches as far as Etobicoke Creek and Highway 427. Toronto’s main airport, Pearson Airport can be found to the north west of the city, along Highway 427, while a second airport, Island Airport can be found on Toronto Island, which sits in Toronto Harbour, south of the CN Tower.
East of downtown are many popular and trendy neighborhoods such as the Distillery District Liberty Village and the Beach. The Distillery District is a group of refurbished buildings that house several galleries, shops, theatres and restaurants. The city continues eastward to the Rogue River, where it draws its boundary.
To the north of downtown Toronto, one finds some of Toronto’s more popular shopping areas, such as Kensington Market, the College Street, the Annex, and Yorkville. Central to the city is Bloor Street which extends as far west as Kipling Ave, and as far east as Broadview Ave, where it changes to Danforth Ave. This is where the east/west line of Toronto’s subway system lies. The north/south line, known as the Yonge Line, runs from Union Station where it splits and runs to 2 northernmost stations: Downsview and Finch. The city extends as far north as Steeles Avenue.