Safari by default displays only a shortened version of the URL.  To display the full web address, you can enable the option in Safari Preferences.

To do so, Click Safari > Preferences > Advanced >  Then check the box next to Show full Website address

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 4.07.28 PM.png

Here is what you see without this enabled:

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 4.06.27 PM.png


When you check the box for full website address – this is what displays:     Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 4.22.51 PM 1.png

You will know exactly where you are on a website when viewing the full address.