Iraq is found in the Middle East, between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Iraq also shares borders with Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and Kuwait. Iraq’s location is the basis for its economy. It has the world’s third-largest known oil reserves.
Iraqis in Toronto
|In the GTA: 29,045||In Toronto: 10,475|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Brampton, Mississauga, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Etobicoke North, Scarborough-Rouge River, Scarborough East, Markham, Aurora, and King City.
Settlement Services in the GTA
Arab Immigrant Centre
85 Ellesmere Road
Iraqi Canadian Society of Ontario
The Arab Community Centre of Toronto
555 Burnhamthorpe Road, Suite 209
Churches in the GTA
Life in Christ Ministry (LinC)
7255 Warden Avenue
Sunday Service: 11 AM
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