San Francisco and Toronto

A geographical comparison

Urbanist Article August 23, 2008

San Francisco is one-fifth the size of Toronto, which grew to an area of about 240 square miles as a result of the city's "amalgamation" in 1998 — at which time the city's downtown core, now commonly referred to as "Old Toronto," joined with the neighboring municipalities of York, East York, Etobicoke and Scarborough to form a megacity.

A comparison of regional geography reveals the expanse of the Greater Toronto Area

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