Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality

Les Laurentides (The Laurentians) is a regional county municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré. It is named after the Laurentian Mountains.

Les Laurentides
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°36′W / 46.117°N 74.600°W / 46.117; -74.600Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°36′W / 46.117°N 74.600°W / 46.117; -74.600[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatSaint-Faustin–Lac-Carré
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectRonald Provost
Area
 • Total2,599.70 km2 (1,003.75 sq mi)
 • Land2,479.05 km2 (957.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total45,902
 • Density18.5/km2 (48/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 1.6%
 • Dwellings
36,150
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrclaurentides.qc.ca

The population was 45,902 according to the 2016 Canadian Census.[3]

SubdivisionsEdit

TransportationEdit

Access RoutesEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 141069 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 780 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Les Laurentides, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  4. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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