Afghanistan is located in south-central Asia. Afghanistan is a landlocked nation and shares borders with six different countries: Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. Because of Afghanistan’s strategic location at an intersection of trade routes, its territory has been fought over many times in the past.

Afghans in Toronto

In the GTA: 41,735 In Toronto: 20,195

Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Brampton, Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Aurora, and City of Toronto (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River, Ward 43 Scarborough East).

Settlement Services in the GTA

Afghan Association of Ontario
130 Bridgeland Avenue, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M6A 1Z4
Phone: 416-744-9289

Afghan Women’s Organization
789 Don Mills Road, Suite 700
Toronto, ON M3C 1T5
Phone: 416-588-3585
Programs available in:
    – Mississauga
    – North York
    – Scarborough


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