Poland is found in Central Europe. Poland shares borders with Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania. To the north of Poland is the Baltic Sea, which is important to Poland’s fishing industry.
Polish in Toronto
|In the GTA: 237,245||In Toronto: 114,535|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Milton, Halton Hills, Caledon, Oakville, Mississauga, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, and the City of Toronto (Wards 5 & 6, Ward 12 York South — Weston, Ward 15 Eglinton-Lawrence, Ward 17 Davenport).
Settlement Services in the GTA
Polish Heritage in Canada
288 Roncesvalles Avenue
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services (PICS)
17 Four Seasons Place, Suite 102
Churches in the GTA
Polish Baptist Church
2611 Dundas Street West
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