Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce, Quebec

Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality Chaudière-Appalaches La Guadeloupe, Quebec
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Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce
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Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce
Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°57′W / 46.067°N 70.950°W / 46.067; -70.950Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°57′W / 46.067°N 70.950°W / 46.067; -70.950[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMBeauce-Sartigan
Constituted24 December 1997
Government
 • MayorLuc Lemieux
 • Federal ridingBeauce
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Sud
Area
 • Total119.00 km2 (45.95 sq mi)
 • Land119.53 km2 (46.15 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total2,567
 • Density21.5/km2 (56/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011
Decrease 2.3%
 • Dwellings
986
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 108
Route 269
Route 271

Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Beauce-Sartigan in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population was 2,567 as of the Canadian census of 2011. It was named after Ephrem the Syrian.

Flag origin

It incorporates the same colours as the French flag as a sign of the community's French identity. The three green maple leaves on a white background represent its maple country location, while the number three is for the founding communities of Saint-Isidore, Sainte-Marie and Beauceville. The flag was adopted in 1955.

Economy

Some important industries are there so:

Administration

See also

Woodstock en Beauce

References

  1. ^ Reference number 338811 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 29112 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2429112) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.