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Robert-Cliche Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Beauceville, Quebec Chaudière-Appalaches
Robert-Cliche
Location of Robert-Cliche
Coordinates: 46°12′N 70°49′W / 46.200°N 70.817°W / 46.200; -70.817Coordinates: 46°12′N 70°49′W / 46.200°N 70.817°W / 46.200; -70.817[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatBeauceville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJonathan V. Bolduc
Area
 • Total844.80 km2 (326.18 sq mi)
 • Land840.10 km2 (324.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total19,125
 • Density22.8/km2 (59/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 0.8%
 • Dwellings
8,698
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.beaucerc.com

Robert-Cliche is a regional county municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region in southeastern Quebec, Canada, on the Chaudière River, between La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality and Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality.

Established in 1982 as a successor to Beauce County, Robert-Cliche is made of ten municipalities and is mainly French-speaking. The territory is a mix of urban and rural. Beauceville, the county seat, is the most populous municipality.

It is named after Quebec politician, writer, lawyer and judge Robert Cliche. He was born in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, one of Robert-Cliche's municipalities.

Subdivisions

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141042 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 270 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Robert-Cliche, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Gouvernement du Québec, Ministère des Transports (30 May 2015). "Transports Québec : Québec 511 - Carte routière". gouv.qc.ca.