Until 1999, the Guinness Book of Records repeated the popular misconception that

Until 1999, the Guinness Book of Records repeated the popular misconception that Toronto’s Yonge Street was 1,896 km (1,178 mi) long, and thus the longest street in the world; this was due to a mistaken conflation of Yonge Street with the rest of Ontario’s Highway 11. Yonge Street is in actuality 56 kilometers long.



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  • July 22, 2015 at 7:44 pm
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    Until 1999, the Guinness Book of Records repeated the popular misconception that it was 1,896 km (1,178 mi)[3] long, and thus the longest street in the world; this was due to a mistaken conflation of Yonge Street with the rest of Ontario’s Highway 11. Yonge Street is in actuality 56 kilometres long.

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