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Arthabaska Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Victoriaville Quebec
Arthabaska
Location in Quebec
Location in Quebec
Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°05′W / 45.917°N 72.083°W / 45.917; -72.083Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°05′W / 45.917°N 72.083°W / 45.917; -72.083[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionCentre-du-Québec
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatVictoriaville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectLionel Fréchette
Area
 • Total1,910.60 km2 (737.69 sq mi)
 • Land1,890.18 km2 (729.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total72,014
 • Density38.1/km2 (99/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 4.0%
 • Dwellings
33,483
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrc-arthabaska.qc.ca
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Arthabaska Regional County Municipality is a regional county municipality located in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec. Its seat is Victoriaville.[2]

Subdivisions

There are 23 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Mother tongue from 2016 Canadian Census[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 69,175 97.1%
English only 520 0.7%
Both English and French 215 0.3%
Other languages 1,335 1.9%

Attractions

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141121 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c d Geographic code 390 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Arthabaska, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "(Code 2439) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map