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Saint-Agapit, Quebec

Lotbinière Regional County Municipality Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec
Saint-Agapit
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Saint-Agapit is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Agapit
Saint-Agapit
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°34′N 71°26′W / 46.567°N 71.433°W / 46.567; -71.433Coordinates: 46°34′N 71°26′W / 46.567°N 71.433°W / 46.567; -71.433[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMLotbinière
ConstitutedApril 14, 1979
Government
 • MayorYves Gingras
 • Federal ridingLévis—Lotbinière
 • Prov. ridingLotbinière-Frontenac
Area
 • Total64.00 km2 (24.71 sq mi)
 • Land65.48 km2 (25.28 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 • Total3,567
 • Density54.5/km2 (141/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 20.3%
 • Dwellings
1,519
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 116
Route 273
Websitewww.st-agapit.qc.ca

Saint-Agapit is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Lotbinière in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 4 137 as of 2015. It is named after Pope Agapetus I.

Saint-Agapit is the hometown of Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette, who brought the Stanley Cup to the town in July 2015 after winning it while playing for Chicago.[4] Film director Richard Roy's childhood in Saint-Agapit was the inspiration for his autobiographical 2011 film, Frisson des Collines.[5]

References

  1. ^ Reference number 98674 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 33045 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2433045) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ "Antoine Vermette amène la coupe Stanley à Saint-Agapit", Ici Radio-Canada, July 24, 2015 (in French).
  5. ^ "Richard Roy: le plaisir de liberté", Le Soleil, April 9, 2011 (in French).