Abitibi Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Amos, Quebec Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Abitibi
Location of Abitibi
Coordinates: 48°34′N 78°00′W / 48.567°N 78.000°W / 48.567; -78.000Coordinates: 48°34′N 78°00′W / 48.567°N 78.000°W / 48.567; -78.000[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionAbitibi-Témiscamingue
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatAmos
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJacques Riopel
Area
 • Total7,862.70 km2 (3,035.81 sq mi)
 • Land7,677.01 km2 (2,964.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total24,639
 • Density3.2/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 1.2%
 • Dwellings
11,374
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcabitibi.qc.ca
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Abitibi Regional County Municipality is a regional county municipality in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec. The seat is Amos.[2]

Subdivisions

There are 19 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Cities & Towns (1)
Municipalities (12)
Townships (3)
Parishes (1)
Unorganized Territory (2)

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Abitibi Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 25,334—    
1996 25,280−0.2%
2001 24,613−2.6%
YearPop.±%
2006 24,275−1.4%
2011 24,354+0.3%
2016 24,639+1.2%
[9][3]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Abitibi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[9]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
24,400
23,690 Increase 1.4% 97.09% 235 Increase 9.3% 0.96% 70 Steady 0% 0.29% 405 Increase 8.0% 1.66%
2011
24,020
23,360 Increase 0.8% 97.25% 215 Decrease 37.7% 0.90% 70 Increase 366.7% 0.29% 375 Decrease 2.6% 1.56%
2006
23,915
23,170 Decrease 1.9% 96.88% 345 Increase 53.3% 1.44% 15 Decrease 75.0% 0.07% 385 Increase 4.1% 1.61%
2001
24,275
23,620 Decrease 3.3% 97.30% 225 Decrease 8.2% 0.93% 60 Increase 20.0% 0.25% 370 Increase 15.6% 1.52%
1996
25,050
24,435 n/a 97.54% 245 n/a 0.98% 50 n/a 0.20% 320 n/a 1.28%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

Protected areas

Attractions and other areas

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141126 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c d Geographic code 880 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Abitibi, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "(Code 2488) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  10. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map