A Little Manila (also known as a Manilatown or Filipinotown) is a community with a large Filipino immigrant and descendant population.
United States 
The Golden State is host to the largest Filipino constituency of any of the United States. About 2 million residents are of Filipino background and it is the primary destination for Filipino immigrants and tourists. Filipinos are also the largest Asian American group in the state and one of the largest ethnic groups, making up 6% of the entire Californian population. ABS-CBN International and its Studio TFC is based in Redwood City, in the San Francisco Bay Area known for a large Filipino population (highly centered in San Francisco and esp. in South San Francisco). Filipinos also live in the Central Coast of California, Orange County in large numbers and the , Santa Clara, San Diego (a large Filipino community developed in the Miramar/Mira Mesa district) and the Inland Empire of San Bernardino counties where Filipinos settled in large numbers.
Los Angeles 
Based on the 2010 Census, there are over 600,000 Filipinos in the greater Los Angeles area, larger than in any other metropolitan area in the United States. There are several Manilatowns, or Filipinotowns, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, including major ones in Historic Filipinotown, Panorama City, Anaheim, Carson, Cerritos, Torrance, Glendale, Covina, and Santa Clarita - all suburbs near Los Angeles, where these areas contain middle-upper, middle-middle and middle-lower class Filipino American populations.
West Covina 
West Covina contains a small smatter of strip malls on Azusa Avenue and Amar Road, filled with tiny Filipino immigrant-owned shops and anchored by two Filipino American supermarket chains — Seafood City and Island Pacific Supermarket. Some Philippine fast food chains operate there such as Chowking (offers Filipinized Chinese food), Jollibee, Goldilocks Bakeshop, Red Ribbon and Pinoy Pinay. There is a short street called Manila Way, which connects two plazas together.
Cerritos is made up of almost 55% Asian Americans, primarily of Filipino descent. A Little Manila exists in South Street, while another is by Norwalk Boulevard. Many Filipino American-owned businesses are to be found around Cerritos due to its home to a large Filipino American population.
According to the 2010 United States Census, Filipinos make up about 7% of Glendale's population. They have surpassed Korean Americans and have become the largest Asian American subgroup in Glendale.
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Panorama City 
The Panorama City neighborhood of Los Angeles is home to many people of Filipino descent, many of whom work at the Kaiser Medical Center. It has two main strips of Filipino businesses: on Woodman at Roscoe and on Roscoe at Van Nuys Boulevard, which feature Filipino businesses such as Seafood City, Chowking, Island Pacific Market, Red Ribbon Bakery, Good Ah!!, and Jollibee.
Historic Filipinotown 
Historic Filipinotown, also known as Hi-Fi or P-Town colloquially, is a district of Los Angeles, California, located between Westlake and Echo Park. Specifically, the district is bounded by the 101 Freeway to the north, Beverly Boulevard to the south, Hoover Street to the west, and Glendale Boulevard to the east, northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. It was created by a resolution proposed by city councilmember Eric Garcetti on August 2, 2002. The crosswalks in Filipinotown have been decorated with traditional Filipino basket weaving patterns.
Historic Filipinotown is historically one of the few areas where Filipinos first settled in Los Angeles during the early part of the 20th century. Many Filipino American families began purchasing homes and establishing businesses in the area beginning from the 1940s, shifting away from the Little Tokyo area in the 1920s and the Bunker Hill area later.
In modern times, Historic Filipinotown reflects the polyglot nature of Los Angeles. While the district still has a sizable Filipino population, they are in the minority, overshadowed by a sizable Mexican and Central American population. Nevertheless, the area still has one of the highest concentrations of Filipino Americans in Southern California and still remains the cultural heart of Filipinos throughout Los Angeles. Of the 100,000 Filipinos that reside in the City of Los Angeles, an estimated 6,900 are within Historic Filipinotown.
The Historic Filipinotown Chamber of Commerce leads the effort for commercial expansion in the area. Many Filipino service organizations and institutions, such as the Remy's on Temple Art Gallery, Tribal Cafe, Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA), People's CORE, Filipino American Service Group, Inc. (FASGI), Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), and the Filipino American Library (FAL) are located in Historic Filipinotown. The area is also host to many Filipino restaurants, medical clinics and churches, including St. Columban Filipino Church, the first Filipino Catholic church in the United States (founded in 1946).
San Diego 
National City near San Diego has many Filipino residents, as does the Mira Mesa neighborhood of San Diego, often referred to as "Manila Mesa", and Rancho Penasquitos. Henceforth, Filipino Americans form the largest Asian American subgroup, at almost 5% of the entire San Diego population. Seafood City, Jollibee, and Goldilocks Bakeshop are just among the Filipino businesses that proliferate in the San Diego area.
Central California 
The central portion of California has a significant amount of Filipinos living in cities and towns all over the Central Valley. This area pertains cities from northernmost to southernmost Cities where a large amount of Filipinos reside are Fresno, Visalia, Delano, McFarland and They can also be found in places like Stockton, Merced, Modesto, Clovis, Reedley, Tulare, Hanford, and a small farming town in Orosi. Many of these cities have Filipino stores all over town and a numerous amount own establishments such as Filipino restaurants, grocery stores, money transfer, etc. Other Filipino stores have also scattered around Sacramento, especially in the Natomas region. Divine Mercy Parish, a Catholic church, has been established in North Natomas area by a Filipino priest with support from his mostly-Filipino congregation.
Serving as the largest city in the central valley, the city of Fresno has a large amount of Filipino Americans. There are several Filipino stores and restaurants throughout the city and various Filipino organizations that call Fresno their home.
There are a huge number of Filipino establishments in Milpitas. A Filipino-themed mall, anchored by Seafood City exists at Landess Avenue. Several Filipino restaurants, remittance and travel agencies, beauty parlors, medical and dental offices can be found all over Milpitas.
Northern California 
Hercules, a city in the Eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, also has a large percentage of Filipinos, 25% of the total population of the city. San Jose has one of the largest Filipino communities in Northern California. Milpitas, a city northeast of San Jose, has a sizable Filipino population. Lathrop, California, has a Filipino population and make up at least 10% of the city's population. Union City, a city east of San Francisco, also has a large Filipino community and boasts many Filipino-owned businesses on all corners of the intersection of Dyer St. and Alvarado Blvd. Most of these areas are served by Filipino chains such as Island Pacific Supermarket, Seafood City, Goldilocks Bakeshop, Chowking, Jollibee, and Red Ribbon.
Daly City 
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Stockton's Little Manila was home to the largest Filipino community in the US in the 1920 - 1930s.
Vallejo, a city north of San Francisco, also boasts having a large Filipino population, roughly 25% of the population.
New York 
New York State's cumulative Filipino population is at 200,000, mostly within the New York City area. Within New York City, Queens contains the most number of Filipinos in the Empire State. To a lesser extent, Filipino communities are also present in Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties.
In the borough of Queens, many Filipino businesses have sprung up in the past decade. Queens is home to 85,000 Filipinos and Filipino Americans and has the largest Filipino population among the five boroughs. The Filipino American community is also the fourth largest Asian American subgroup in the borough and makes up about 4.2% of the entire population of Queens. Tagalog is also one of the ten most spoken languages in the borough.
Along the 7 line, known colloquially as the "International Express," the 69th Street station serves as the gateway to Queens' very own Little Manila. This area attracts many local Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike and from neighboring places of Long Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The coverage of Little Manila is along Roosevelt Avenue, from 63rd Street-71st Street.
Filipino restaurants dominate the area, as well as several freight and remittance centers scattered throughout the neighborhood. Other Filipino-owned businesses including professional services (medical, dental, optical), driving schools, beauty salons, immigration services, and video rental places providing the latest movies from the Philippines dot the community.
Restaurants such as Ihawan, Perlas ng Silangan, Renee's Kitchenette, Fritzie's Bakeshop, Fiesta Grill, Barrio Fiesta and Krystal's Cafe, are the most popular ones, while Philippine remittance and shipping centers such as Johnny Air Cargo, FRS, Edwards Travel, Apholo Shippers, Macro, Philippine National Bank, and Metrobank are present in the area.
Establishments such as Eyellusion, Jefelli Photo and Video, Manila Phil-Am Driving, Santos Medical Clinic, Luz-Vi-Minda, Marlyn's Beauty Salon, Marry Indo Beauty Salon, Freddy Lucero Beauty Salon, Dimple Beauty Salon, Bambina Salon, Jan-Mar Technologies, Don's Professional Services, Casino Law Office, Kulay at Gupit, Phil-Am Foodmart, Mabuhay Filipino Store, and Nepa Q Mart are also there to serve the thriving Filipino American community.
Jollibee, a famous fast-food chain in the Philippines, opened its first branch in New York on February 2009, selecting Woodside, Queens. Red Ribbon Bakeshop, a sister company of Jollibee, followed suit in January 2010.
In February 2008, the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center opened its doors in Woodside, a project spearheaded by the Philippine Forum. The Philippine Forum also hosts an annual festival at the Hart Playground in commemoration of Filipino American History Month.
Other Filipino businesses that exist in Woodside but are not within the Little Manila area are Engeline's, a Filipino restaurant at 59th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, Tito Rad's Restaurant at Queens Boulevard and 50th Street, Payag Restaurant on 52nd Street - Roosevelt Avenue, Lourdess Restaurant on 58th Street and 37th Avenue and Papa's Kitchen on 65th Place and Woodside Avenue.
The Benigno Aquino, Jr. Triangle is located at 184th Place south of Hillside Avenue, is in Hollis. It is in commemoration of the assassinated Philippine opposition senator. The park also features a hoisted Philippine flag in commemoration of the large Filipino community in the area.
The Philippine-American Center that is hosted by the Filipino American Human Services, Inc. is located in Hillside Avenue. This area is now known to have a growing Filipino community and many Filipino businesses have started to open such as medical centers, Filipino stores and video rental places, remittance centers, beauty salons, restaurants, etc.
Other Filipino establishments are scattered throughout Hillside Avenue such as Palengke, Linamnam Filipino Restaurant, Philippine Padala, and Johnny Air Cargo. Cindee's, a Filipino bakeshop, can be found on Jamaica Avenue.
Orient Express, a Filipino grocery and restaurant, is located by Parsons Boulevard and is close to the Grand Central Parkway vicinity while Manny's Bakeshop and Taste of Asia are situated in Union Turnpike.
Queens Village 
Queens Village is home to a large number of Filipinos. Queens Village is mostly a residential town. Although it does not have a designated Filipino enclave, there are many Filipino businesses in the area, particularly stores and restaurants. A large group of Filipino residents can be found on the strip of Springfield Boulevard.
The Philippine Consulate of New York has a multipurpose role, aside from its governmental duties and functions, it also caters to many events of the Filipino American community and even has a school called Paaralan sa Konsulado (School at the Consulate), which teaches new-generation Filipino Americans about their culture and language. It is known just as the Philippine Center instead of the consulate. The Philippine Center's newly-renovated large edifice is situated in Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and is open to the public on business days and closed on Philippine and American holidays. The building itself is considered as the largest foreign consulate on the strip of the avenue.
New York City also hosts the annual Philippine Independence Day Parade along Madison Avenue on the first Sunday of June. It is also said to be one of the largest parades of any kind in the city and the largest Philippine celebration in the United States. This celebration is a combination of a parade and a street fair. Madison Avenue bursts on this day with Filipino culture, colors and people and is attended by many important political figures, entertainers, civic groups, etc. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Senator Charles Schumer are devout attendees of this annual parade.
A Filipino restaurant to open in Manhattan is the Bayan Cafe around Midtown. (2006). Grill 21, is a popular Filipino restaurant located on the East Side of Manhattan.
In the East Village/Lower East Side, there was a significant Filipino migration in the late 1980s due to mass recruitment of Filipino medical professionals to area hospitals, notably New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, St. Vincent's Hospital, and Beth Israel Medical Center. Migration was spurred by the hospitals' offer of subsidized housing to employees, in the midst of ongoing rent strikes in the neighborhood. The burgeoning Little Manila centered around 1st Avenue and 14th Street, around which there were, at the peak, a number of grocery/video rental stores and Filipino restaurants within a few blocks of one another. Filipino American community relations were strengthened by local Roman Catholic churches in the East Village and Gramercy area. As rents increased, and properties were taken over by New York University, the number of Filipinos and Filipino businesses in East Village Little Manila waned. Elvie's Turo-Turo, the longest standing Filipino business in the area, closed in late 2009 after almost 20 years of operation. New Filipino business continue to sprout up.
The Archdiocese of New York designated a chapel named after the first Filipino Saint Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila for the Filipino Apostolate. Officially designated as the "Church of Filipinos," or the Chapel of San Lorenzo Ruiz is the second in the United States and only the third in the world dedicated as such.
A Little Manila could be seen in Canarsie that has Filipino stores, rental places, and restaurants. This is located around Avenue L and its surrounding areas.
Many Filipinos are in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, consisting of Tagalog, Ilocano, and Visayan speakers. However, there are few edifices of Filipino culture in the Flatbush area.
Staten Island 
Staten Island is home to 12,000 Filipinos and they are the third largest immigrant group to this borough. Despite the distinguishable population, there is no definite place for a Little Manila. Rather, these Filipino establishments, such as Phil Am Foodmart, are scattered all over the island, with concentration in the northern part of Staten Island.
Although Bronx does not have a defined Filipino enclave, it is home to at least 10,000 Filipinos. Many of them work in the borough, mostly of medical profession, in local hospitals and medical offices. Several Filipino businesses have come about to serve Bronx's growing Filipino constituency.
Long Island 
Long Island is home to some 20,000 Filipinos. They are mostly concentrated in the Nassau County area.
Las Vegas 
The there has been a surge of Filipino immigration to Nevada and particularly to Las Vegas. It is now home to some 90,000 Filipinos, mostly living throughout the Las Vegas Valley (Henderson, Las Vegas and the general/overall county: Clark). It has a Little Manila that is centered to serve the growing Filipino population and has even accommodated a Goldilock's, one of the Philippines' most popular bakeshops that also has many locations in the neighboring state of California. A primarily Filipino, and other Asian-foods themed supermarketSeafood City, opened in May 2007. Within the same large space of the Seafood City markety, the facility also houses a Jollibee, Chow King, Red Ribbon, Valerio's Tropical Bakery, Philippine National Bank and a Bank of the Philippine Islands remittance and banking centers. Other stores not mentioned here may have also been added. It is now a focal point of Filipino tourists and immigrants and is served by Philippine Airlines, which provides easy access when traveling between the Philippines and Nevada.
Filipinos are also the largest Asian group in Las Vegas and in the state of Nevada. Many Filipino businesses proliferate around the Las Vegas area, particularly locally-owned shops, restaurants, immigration and remittance offices. Island Pacific Supermarket, a Filipino owned grocery chain, also has a branch in Las Vegas.
New Jersey 
New Jersey is home to a significant Overseas Filipino population, numbering at more than 100,000 statewide, according to the 2000 U.S. Census. This number may be closing in to the 200,000 level, in 2006, due to a high birth rate among Filipino Americans and a significant amount of 8,000 Filipino immigrants annually. While Filipinos can be found across the state, the commercial districts catering to the Filipino community are found mostly in the state's urban areas. State and local governments in the Garden State have significant number of employees of Filipino background and they play a vital role in the state's affairs, issues, and commerce. Filipino enclaves exist in Jersey City, Bergenfield, Passaic, Union City and Elizabeth. The Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus hosts the annual Philippine Fiesta, a cultural event that draws Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike from across the New York metropolitan area. The event takes place on the weekend of the second week of August.
Jersey City 
Seven per cent (7%) of Jersey City's population is Filipino. The Five Corners district has a thriving Filipino community, which is the largest Asian-American subgroup in the city. Newark Avenue's strip of Filipino culture and commerce dwarfs that of New York. A variety of Filipino restaurants, shippers and freighters, doctors' officers, bakeries, stores, and even an office of The Filipino Channel made Newark Avenue their home. The largest Filipino owned grocery store on the east coast Phil-Am Food has been there since 1973. An array of Filipino-owned businesses can also be found at the section of West Side where many of its residents are of Filipino descent. In 2006, a Red Ribbon pastry shop, one of the Philippines' most famous food chains, opened its first branch on the East Coast in the Garden State  Manila Avenue in Downtown Jersey City was named for the Philippine city because of the many Filipinos who built their homes on this street during the 1970s. A memorial, dedicated to the Filipino American veterans of the Vietnam War, was built in a small square on Manila Avenue. A park and statue dedicated to Jose P. Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines, exists in downtown Jersey City. Jersey City is the host of the annual Philippine-American Friendship Day Parade, an event that occurs yearly in June, on its last Sunday. The City Hall of Jersey City raises the Philippine flag in correlation to this event and as a tribute to the contributions of the Filipino community. The Santakrusan Procession along Manila Avenue has taken place since 1977.
Bergenfield is informally known as the Little Manila of Bergen County. Of the 14,224 Filipino population in the county as a whole, 3,133 (22% of the county total) live in Bergenfield. It is home to many Filipino businesses, particularly restaurants and bakeshops. Red Ribbon, a popular bakeshop in the Philippines, will open its second branch in Bergenfield, after Jersey City.
Portland and Beaverton 
Portland is considered as a focal point of Filipino businesses. There are Filipino restaurants and stores in Portland and Beaverton. A famous Filipino restaurant is called "Tambayan Restaurant and Mart." 
Hawaii's known for its unique demographic structure, in which it does not have a specific majority group. The Filipino American community make up about 23% of the state's entire population and is only second to their Japanese-American counterparts. Its geographic confines contain as many as 275,000 Filipinos (2000 Census)  and receives an annual amount of 4,000 new Filipino immigrants. The Filipino Americans are also responsible for making Hawaii the most dense Roman Catholic state in the Union.
The Filipino Community Center is the largest Filipino establishment of any kind in the United States. It is currently celebrating the Filipino Centennial, which commemorates 100 years of Filipino immigration and contributions to the state .
The census designated place of Waipahu, on the island of Oahu, has a majority Filipino population. Many of them are immigrants of the Philippines, and the streets of Waipahu have many small Filipino owned businesses. Waipahu could be considered as "Hawaii's Little Manila". 85% of the Filipino American population in Hawaii are of Ilocano descent.
Guam's Filipino community is a significant minority, which is said to compromise about 26 percent of the population. After the indigenous Chamorros, they are the second largest ethnic group on the island. Large populations of the Filipino communities are concentrated mostly in the villages of Dededo, Yigo and Agat.
Although Guam has no official "Little Manila", the Dededo and Harmon areas have Filipino restaurants, barbecue stands, swap meets, karaoke bars, lounges and other Filipino-owned business establishments.
Filipinos have also been a major influence to Guam's history and culture, from cuisine to customs and vocabulary. They have intermarried with the indigenous population ever since the time of the Spanish occupation, during the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade, and up to the present. Today, it is historical fact proven by studies that the majority of Chamorros have Filipino ancestry somewhere along the line, though it is unknown to what extent and exactly how many there are. As with many Guamanians, there are many prominent politicians of full or partial Filipino descent, from the Espaldons to the Lamorenas. When election time comes around, these politicians always try to get the Filipino vote in order to gain the upper hand as they are one of the largest voting sectors on the island.
Seattle has many Filipino enclaves, especially in the southern part of the city. The community even established its own Filipino Community Center that serves to a number of Filipino American events and as well as creating its own civic organization. The city is also rich with Filipino American culture, history, and commerce.
Filipino Americans are active in the state's issues and affairs. Historically, Filipino Americans have opposed unfairness and racial discrimination within the work force in the 1930s, also many of the Filipino American males were often punished harshly for courting or having sexual relations with White American women. When anti-miscegenation bills were introduced during this period, Filipino Americans, along with African American and labor communities mobilized to fight the measure. Velma Viloria, was the first Filipino American to become a part of the state legislature. Alex Tizon and Byron Acohido of The Seattle Times won Pulitzer Prizes in 1996 for their reporting on fraud in Indian housing programs (Tizon) and on airplane safety (Acohido). Until today, Filipino Americans in the state are well-respected due to their contributions that are remarked and renowned greatly by most of its residents.
Chicago is home to a sizeable Filipino population. Illinois as a whole is home to more than 120,000 Filipinos, most in Chicago or its suburbs. Filipinos are the largest Asian American group in Chicago and the second largest Asian American group in the state, short of only 1,000 people from its Indian American or Indian counterparts. Chicago also has its own Little Manila. Many of these businesses and civic organizations are there to serve the large Filipino community. Many Filipinos in Illinois date back when Filipino Americans have begun moving eastward and northward from California in an effort to fill in professional occupations.
Near North Suburbs 
47,000 Filipinos live in Skokie, Niles, and Morton Grove. Near North Suburbs have a few small Filipino stores, such as Uni-Mart One Stop, Ian Mae Oriental, etc. Two Filipino ice cream stores are located at Oakton street in Skokie and Niles. Two ones have cakes/pies, ice cream, specials, and hot snacks, such as ube, buko, etc.
Elgin Area 
Missouri and Kansas 
Since Florida is a primary destination for cruise ships, those who work in them are predominantly Filipino, thus making the Sunshine State as a primary destination for both Filipino tourists and migrants.
Hampton Roads 
Almost 100,000 of Virginia's residents are of Filipino descent. Filipinos in the state are mostly concentrated 45,000 within the Hampton Roads area. There are several Filipino-owned restaurants, stores, bakeshops, remittance centers, medical offices in Virginia Beach. Many Filipinos serving in the U.S. Navy who were stationed in the area decided to settle down in the area as well.
Northern Virginia 
Filipinos compose as the largest Asian American group in the state. Over 26,000 people of Filipino descent consider Alaska as their home. Several Filipino shops can be found in Unalaska, Wasilla and Sitka.
Other States 
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Other Little Manilas begin to pop up in other states. Many of these states and cities that have Little Manilas and Filipino communities or cultural centers are:
- Colorado (Denver).
- Georgia (Atlanta).
- Indiana (Fort Wayne and Gary).
- Kansas (Kansas City, Kansas and the adjacent Kansas City, Missouri area).
- Louisiana (New Orleans; Shreveport; Baton Rouge and Houma).
- Maryland (Aspen Hill; Fort Washington and the Washington, D.C area including Northern Virginia).
- Massachusetts (Boston).
- Michigan (Metropolitan Detroit Area; Sterling Heights and Novi).
- Mississippi (Biloxi; Gulfport and along the coast).
- Nevada (Las Vegas).
- Oregon (Portland).
- Rhode Island.
- Texas (Houston; Dallas; San Antonio; and Galveston)
- Utah (the Ogden area, Salt Lake Valley and Utah County).
- Virginia (the Hampton Roads area).
Toronto, in the province of Ontario, is home to the largest Filipino contingency in Canada with over 250,000 living in Toronto and its suburbs. Toronto's population is 5% Filipino and are the fourth largest visible minority group. Toronto is the premier destination for Filipino immigrants and tourists with about 9,000 coming every year. Most Filipinos in Toronto tend to settle in Toronto's inner suburbs, Scarborough, North York, East York and Downtown Toronto. These areas within the City of Toronto house usually middle-upper, middle-middle, middle-lower and lower class Filipino Canadians. An increasing amount now tend to settle in the outer suburbs of Mississauga, Brampton, Markham, Richmond Hill, Pickering and Vaughan.
Toronto is host to many Filipino events. These community events attract upwards to 100,000 visitors in a weekend. These events go on almost every weekend from June to August. Toronto is also host to The Philippine Consulate and a Philippine Overseas Labour Office, which serve all of Eastern Canada. On November 30, 2012 Philippine Airlines started service to Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Mississauga, a city immediately west of Toronto and Canada's 6th largest city, is home to over 700,000 people of which 4.6% or just over 30,000 are of Filipino origin. Filipino Canadians constitute the third largest Asian Canadian subgroup and fourth largest visible minority group. Tagalog is the 7th most spoken language in the city. The growth of Mississauga's Filipino community is mostly due to its proximity to Toronto.
Mississauga has many Filipino establishments and professional offices scattered throughout the city. Some of the popular establishments are Something Sweet 4 U (2 branches), Ellen's Place, Minerva Studio and Restaurant, Aristokrat, Halo Halo World Cafe and a branch of FV Foods. There are several stores that specialize in Filipino goods and many Asian supermarkets carry Filipino products. The Philippine National Bank has an office in Mississauga. There are many professional offices, mainly dental and law offices.
Mississauga plays host to many Filipino cultural events. Mississauga has two Filipino community centres, Kalayaan Community Centre and The Fiesta Filipina Centre for the Arts. Mississauga Valley Park host many community events including Kalayaan Independence Day Picnic and the Philippine Colleges and Universities Alumni Associations Summerfest.
Scarborough, the eastern part of Toronto is home to about 600,000 people with about 7% or over 40,000 people are of Filipino origin. Filipino Canadians are the third largest Asian Canadian subgroup and fourth largest visible minority group in Scarborough.
Filipino establishments and offices dot the Scarborough landscape with almost every mall and plaza with at least one Filipino establishment. Some of the popular restaurants are Marcy Fine Foods, Remely's, Barrio Fiesta, Chef George, Sino Pino, Mayette's, Jesse Jr. (3 branches), Golden Valley Food Outlet, Cucina Manila, Bicol Express, Esperanza's Pancitan, Mami's, Coffee In and Fiesta Filipino. FV Foods (3 branches), Manila Bakery and Baker's Best all specialize in Filipino sweets and breads. Most of these establishments double as a store with imported Filipino products. Many remittance and door to door services have offices in Scarborough such as Mabini Express, PNB, Forex, UMAC Express Cargo, Gemini Express, and RemitX. There are also many professional and medical offices around Scarborough.
North York 
North York, the northern part of Toronto, is home to over 620,000 people of which about 4% or over 25,000 are of Filipino origin. North York's Filipino community is concentrated around Flemingdon Park and Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue.
Filipino establishments and professional offices are concentrated around the Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue area. Filipino businesses dominate the intersection of Bathurst and Wilson and the area surrounding it. Other businesses are located in Don Mills. Some of the most popular establishments include Aristokrat, Cusina, Bulakena, Jollytops, Fort Ilocandia, Happy Birthday Cakes, Manila by Night, Sampaguita, Casa Manila, Angel Kiss, LDV Express Inc. and a branch of FV Foods.
Plans are underway to transform the Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue area into Canada's first official "Little Philippines" due to the high concentration of Filipino owned businesses in the area. Owners of over 35 Filipino businesses in the area have petitioned the city of Toronto to transform the area into the "Filipino BIA (Business Improvement Area)". This will allow Filipino businesses to hold street festivals and control the appearance of the street.
Flemingdon Park 
Across the Overlea Bridge from Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park is home to many Filipinos. Of the almost 20,000 residents of Flemingdon Park, about 2,500 are of Filipino descent. Like most high-rise communities in Toronto, Flemingdon Park witnessed the growth of their Filipino community during the 70s and 80s.
Filipinos make up the majority, or about 60%, of the congregation at Blessed John XXIII Parish. For many years, the Filipino Chaplaincy of the Archdiocese of Toronto was housed at the church. Mass was said every Sunday in Tagalog, Simbang Gabi masses were held every year and devotions to Sto. Nino and the Black Nazarene were held while the Filipino Chaplaincy was active at Blessed John XXIII Parish. The Filipino Chaplaincy left the parish in the August 2008 for Our Lady of Assumption Parish in the Bathurst Street area. The school adjacent to the parish, Blessed John XXIII Catholic School, is also attended by predominantly Filipino students.
The Flemingdon Park Plaza, houses a couple of Filipino establishments. A restaurant/store (Angel Kiss), Gemini Express Remittance and a TFC dealer.
Downtown Toronto 
Old Toronto or Downtown Toronto is home to over 670,000 people of which 3% or over 20,000 are of Filipino origin. Most Filipinos living in Downtown Toronto live in the neighbourhoods of St. James Town, where Filipinos make the largest visible minority group accounting for 22% of the population, and Parkdale, particularly around Jameson Avenue.
Compared to other parts of Toronto, Downtown Toronto has a small number of Filipino businesses. In St. James Town and the surrounding neighbourhoods, there are a few businesses and offices scattered around the area. Some of these include a store (Philippine Variety Store), a take-out restaurant (Wow Philippines! Eat Bulaga!), a dental office (Dr. Victoria Santiago and Associates), a community centre (The Filipino Centre, Toronto) and an office of The Filipino Channel.
East York 
East York a former borough of Toronto before amalgamation and just east of Toronto's downtown is home to over 5,000 Filipinos and Filipino Canadians. The Filipino-Canadian community is the third largest Asian Canadian subgroup and makes up about 4% of East York's population. Tagalog is also one of the most spoken languages.
Thorncliffe Park 
Thorncliffe Park is home to about 20,000 people, which about 3,000 are of Filipino background. Filipinos came to live in the high rises of Thorncliffe Park beginning in the 1970s. During the 1980s and 1990s, Filipinos were the largest visible minority group in Thorncliffe Park. During these years, Thorncliffe Park was host to one of the largest Philippine Independence celebrations and parades in Toronto. During the 2000s more and more Filipinos left Thorncliffe Park for the suburbs and became outnumbered by the South Asian community. More new Filipino immigrants are coming to Thorncliffe Park and the community is growing once again.
Filipino establishments and offices are concentrated in the Overlea Mews and the East York Town Centre. Three Filipino family doctors (Dr. Matta, Dr. Pulido & Dr. Quirante-Flora) have offices in the East York Town Centre. Overlea Mews has a store (Asian Market Place), a take-out restaurant (Philippine-Caribbean Cuisine), a dentist office (Dr. Bernabe & Associates) and an optical store (i2i Optical), all Filipino owned.
Pape Avenue 
Like Thorncliffe Park, Pape Avenue has a large Filipino contingency with about 1,500 Filipinos living around Pape Avenue. The Filipino community is concentrated around Pape Avenue from O'Connor Drive to Danforth Avenue. Filipinos moved into the apartments around Pape Avenue beginning in the 1970s. Filipino establishments are centered on Pape Avenue. Two Filipino stores (Atin Ito & Oriental Food Mart), a salon (Princess Nails), a travel agency (Travel Mart), a jewellers (Laguna Jewellers) and a restaurant/karaoke bar/banquet hall (Luneta) are all located along Pape Avenue between Cosburn Avenue and Danforth Avenue.
About 70,000 Filipinos consider Vancouver home. Many Filipino businesses, particularly Goldilocks, are in the Vancouver area to cater to the Filipino Canadian community. Philippine Airlines also has Vancouver as its focus city, providing easy access for both Filipinos and Philippine-made products.
United Kingdom 
The largest Filipino community in the United Kingdom is in and around London, based around Earls Court. Other towns and cities with significant Filipino communities include Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Barrow-in-Furness. Fiestas are held during June, July and August in various cities throughout the UK. The biggest and longest-running Filipino festival in the UK is 'The Barrio Fiesta sa London', held every year in Lampton Park, Hounslow, West London, usually in the month of July. This event, organised by The Philippine Centre (a voluntary, non-governmental organisation and registered charity in the UK), has been going strong since 1985. It used to be a one-day event on a Sunday, but since 2003, it was extended to two days covering the weekend of both Saturday and Sunday, in order to accommodate all those attending due to a huge boost in visitors and the ever-increasing number of Filipinos in the UK. The Barrio Fiesta sa London is now in its 29th year as of 2013.
There are about 85,000 Filipino-Australians in the area controlled by Blacktown City Council. Philippine-born residents comprise 5.9% of the population in the City of Blacktown, and it is the largest directly-born ethnic group in Blacktown. More than fifty percent of Filipino-Australians are based in New South Wales.
Filipino food shops exist around Blacktown Cityrail station.
". . in different areas of Metropolitan Melbourne, with the greatest number settling down in the western suburbs."
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~filipino/ a website from Vicnet, a division of the State Library of Victoria - « Filipinos in Victoria » - Melbourne being the capital of Victoria.
South Korea 
A Little Manila exists in the city of Seoul where many Filipinos work and live. The main area where Filipinos congregate and mingle is in the Hyehwa (혜화동) area of Seoul near the Hyehwa Catholic Church on Sundays. Outside the church on the Hyehwa rotary before and after mass, there are many stalls selling various balikbayan goods from the Philippines as well as the United States and some stalls selling snacks and food.
Due to the close geographical location, Malaysia is home to one of the largest Filipino community in the world which estimate to be around 245,000 and 637,000 individuals. The presence of the Filipinos in Malaysia has been continuous since antiquity. The Filipinos are mainly concentrated in the eastern shores in Sabah where the influence is evident, spurning ghettos in the state such as in Pulau Gaya. Another sizable community also resides in the Kuala Lumpur metropolitan region. The Filipinos in Malaysia are represented in all walks of life, beginning from the refugees from the south to professionals.
United Arab Emirates 
The district of Karama and Satwa in Dubai is home to thousands of Filipinos working in Dubai. St. Mary's Church is the focal meeting point of the Filipino community.
Hong Kong 
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Saudi Arabia 
There are many cities in Saudi Arabia where Filipinos have made businesses. For example, in Al-Khobar, in the eastern province, Filipinos are the majority of the visitors in Al-Ramaniyah Mall where you will find the only Jollibee Restaurant in Eastern Province. There are several Philippine eateries or restaurants in the city. There are also Filipino stores named "Kadiwa" where they sell Philippine products and vegetables such as kangkong and malunggay.
List of Filipino stores:
- Kadiwa Supermarket
- Makati Supermarket
- Manila Supermarket
- Cash And Carry
- Kabayan Supermarket
- Zee Mart
Over 150,000 Filipinos consider Singapore as their home. A Little Manila exists at the Lucky Plaza, where there are numerous Filipino restaurants, remittance agencies, Filipino beauty salons, Filipino medical offices, and Filipino stores.
List of Filipino Restaurants:
- Tapsihan, Atbp
Some Filipino works in Taiwan, their neighbor country. Many Filipino overseas workers shops at these areas, with lots of Philippine store:
Taoyuan County 
Taoyuan county, with lots of factories employing Filipinos and other Southeast Asians, is so-called "SE Asia in Taiwan". The biggest cities in the county, Taoyuan City and Jhongli City, both have large Southeast Asian areas in their downtown.
See also 
- Overseas Filipino
- Filipino Americans
- Historic Filipinotown
- Filipino Community Center
- Ethnic enclave
- Balikbayan box
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