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La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality

La Jacques-Cartier
Regional county municipality
Location of La Jacques-Cartier
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
Effective April 1, 1981
County seat Shannon
Municipalities
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jacques Marcotte
Area[3][4]
 • Total 3,321.20 km2 (1,282.32 sq mi)
 • Land 3,194.99 km2 (1,233.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 36,883
 • Density 11.5/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 24.0%
 • Dwellings 16,206
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website .ca.qc lajacquescartier
..mrcwww

La Jacques-Cartier is a regional county municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Shannon. It is named after the Jacques-Cartier River which runs through it and takes its source in its upper country.

Contents

  • Subdivisions 1
  • Demographics 2
    • Population 2.1
    • Language 2.2
  • Transportation 3
    • Access Routes 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Subdivisions

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[3]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
36,790
34,895 25.2% 94.85% 1,295 22.2% 3.52% 280 30.2% 0.76% 320 39.6% 0.87%
2006
29,680
27,875 13.1% 93.92% 1,060 17.2% 3.57% 215 2.4% 0.72% 530 112.0% 1.79%
2001
26,380
24,640 7.9% 93.40% 1,280 15.5% 4.85% 210 27.3% 0.80% 250 35.1% 0.95%
1996
24,705
22,840 n/a 92.45% 1,515 n/a 6.13% 165 n/a 0.67% 185 n/a 0.75%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 141093 of the (French)
  2. ^ Ministère des Affaires municipale et des Régions du Québec. "MRC La Jacques-Cartier - Répertoire des municipalités". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  3. ^ a b Répertoire des municipalitésGeographic code 220 in the official (French)
  4. ^ a b c Statistics Canada (March 10, 2007). "2011 Community profiles - La Jacques-Cartier". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map


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