The Philippines is bordered by the Philippine Sea to the east, the South China Sea to the west, the Luzon Strait to the north, and the Celebes Sea to the south. The Philippines is southeast of China and consists of 7,250 islands. 11 of these islands contain the vast majority of the population, while more than 700 are inhabited.
Filipinos in Toronto
|In the GTA: 274,670||In Toronto: 162,600|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Ajax, Markham, and the City of Toronto (Scarborough).
Settlement Services in the GTA
Churches in the GTA
Faith Community Church
146 Isabella Street
First Filipino Baptist Church Toronto
382 Lippincott Street
Grace Bible Church International
1530 Birchmount Road, Unit #7
Greenhills Christian Fellowship
305 Morrish Road
Scarborough Family Christian Church
2525 Warden Avenue
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