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Cities in the Golden Horseshoe (Ontario) on a Map

The Golden Horshoe is the most densley populated region of Canada, surrounding Lake Ontario in the shape of a horseshoe. With the help of a map, name every city in the region with a population of at least 50,000.
The region can be extended into the Greater Golden Horseshoe, encompassing cities such as Guelph, but for this quiz the most restictive definition is used
Population is for the city proper
Some of these are rural municipalities
Quiz by Jiaozira
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Last updated: December 10, 2022
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First submittedJuly 5, 2020
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> 100 k
Pop
City
2.96 m
Toronto
769 k
Mississauga
696 k
Brampton
574 k
Hamilton
343 k
Markham
325 k
Vaughan
212 k
Oakville
203 k
Richmond Hill
190 k
Burlington
175 k
Oshawa
141 k
St. Catharines
136 k
Whitby
129 k
Milton
129 k
Ajax
100 k
Clarington
> 50 k
Pop
City
98.8 k
Pickering
95.5 k
Niagara Falls
75.9 k
Caledon
64.2 k
Halton Hills
62.4 k
Aurora
55.6 k
Welland
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Level 51
Jul 5, 2020
I believe that Ottawa should be on here.
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Level 69
Jul 5, 2020
Ottawa is pretty far away from anything on this map. It's not considered part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe either.
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Level 51
Jul 5, 2020
Oh!
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Level 18
Aug 12, 2020
Hope this gets featured :)
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2020
Thanks for hoping, I'm happy it made an appearance in the grey box just in general!
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Level 57
Aug 12, 2020
Like it!
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2020
Thanks!
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Level 78
Aug 12, 2020
Good but Caledon, Halton Hills & Clarington aren't really cities
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2020
Thank you. there is a note at the top that some of these may be considered rural municipalities.
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Level 62
Aug 13, 2020
Nice quiz!
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Level 66
Aug 19, 2020
Shouldn't Newmarket be there as well as the other York Region cities not on this quiz?
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Level 69
Aug 20, 2020
Cities without 50,000 people or more are not included.
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Level 43
Nov 19, 2020
I believe Newmarket has more than 80,000
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Level 62
Mar 20, 2022
Is there any reason that St. Catharines and Whitby are out of population order in the answer section?
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Level 69
Dec 10, 2022
It was a mistake but it's been fixed!
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Level 83
Dec 4, 2022
If you don't want to add Guelph, K-W etc; there's enough cities for a separate map.