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Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec

Coteau-du-Lac
City
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Coteau-du-Lac is located in Southern Quebec
Coteau-du-Lac
Coteau-du-Lac
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Constituted 6 February 1982
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Robert Sauvé
 • Federal riding Vaudreuil-Soulanges
 • Prov. riding Soulanges
Area[2][4]
 • Total 57.20 km2 (22.09 sq mi)
 • Land 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 6,842
 • Density 145.4/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 7.8%
 • Dwellings 2,631
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0P
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-20

Route 201
Route 338
Website .com.coteau-du-lacwww

Coteau-du-Lac is a small city in southwestern Quebec, Canada. It is on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality.

The name of the town comes from the French word Coteau which meant "slope" and from its location on the north shore of Lake Saint Francis.[5] The National Historic Site of Canada of the Coteau-du-Lac canal is the location of the first canal lock system in North America. The city has an industrial park.

The population was 6,842 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Demographics

Population


Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
6,720
6,350 Increase 6.5% 94.49% 240 Increase 71.4% 3.57% 55 Increase 22.2% 0.82% 75 Decrease 16.7% 1.12%
2006
6,235
5,960 Increase 14.2% 95.59% 140 Decrease 17.6% 2.25% 45 Increase 28.6% 0.72% 90 Increase 200.0% 1.44%
2001
5,455
5,220 Increase 11.2% 95.69% 170 Increase 28.6% 3.12% 35 Steady 0.0% 0.64% 30 Steady 0.0% 0.55%
1996
4,895
4,695 n/a 95.91% 135 n/a 2.76% 35 n/a 0.72% 30 n/a 0.61%

See also

References

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 399922 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Regions Quebec: Coteau-du-Lac
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec
  5. ^ Parks Canada Website
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website (French)


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