Venezuela is found on the northern coastline of South America. The country shares borders with the Caribbean Sea to the north, Colombia to the west, Brazil to the south, and Guyana to the east. Most of Venezuela’s population is concentrated near the coast. The country also consists of seventy-two islands.
Venezuelans in Toronto
|In the GTA: 8,260||In Toronto: 4,215|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Not listed as a separate category in the Social Atlas map on the Ethnic Origins for Toronto CMA in Census Canada 2006.
Settlement Services in the GTA
El Sistema Toronto
3300 Yonge Street, Suite 210
Churches in the GTA
Primera Iglesia Alianza Hispana
325 Weston Road, Unit 6b
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