Syria is found in southwest Asia, on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Syria shares borders with Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Israel. It is fortunate to be located on the fertile Mediterranean coast — allowing agriculture to play a significant role in the country’s economy.
Syrians in Toronto
|In the GTA: 16,150||In Toronto: 6,655|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, and the City of Toronto (Ward 42 Scarborough Rouge River).
Settlement Services in the GTA
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