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Drummond Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Drummondville Quebec
Drummond
Location of Drummond
Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°29′W / 45.883°N 72.483°W / 45.883; -72.483Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°29′W / 45.883°N 72.483°W / 45.883; -72.483[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCentre-du-Québec
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatDrummondville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJean-Pierre Vallée
Area
 • Total1,627.20 km2 (628.27 sq mi)
 • Land1,600.26 km2 (617.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total103,397
 • Density64.6/km2 (167/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 4.8%
 • Dwellings
47,581
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcdrummond.qc.ca
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Drummond is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Drummondville.

Subdivisions

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Mother tongue from 2016 Canadian Census[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 97,865 96.0%
English only 1,245 1.2%
Both English and French 460 0.5%
Other languages 2,380 2.3%

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 141104 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c "Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Drummond Regional County Municipality". Archived from the original on 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Drummond, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2019.
  4. ^ 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Drummond Regional County Municipality, Quebec
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map