France is the largest country in western Europe. It is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, sharing borders with Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Andorra, and Monaco. France is bordered by three different mountain chains: the Pyrenees, the Jura, and the Alps. The country’s capital city, Paris, accommodates about one-sixth of the nation’s total population.
French in Toronto
|In the GTA: 247,790||In Toronto: 122,610|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, Aurora, King, Southern part of Uxbridge, Georgina, Caledon, Ajax, Halton Hills, Oakville, Milton, and the City of Toronto (Don Valley West, Beaches-East York).
Settlement Services in the GTA
Churches in the GTA
Jarvis Street Baptist Church
130 Gerrard Street East
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