Les Moulins Regional County Municipality

Les Moulins is a regional county municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada.

Les Moulins
Location of Les Moulins
Coordinates: 45°45′N 73°36′W / 45.750°N 73.600°W / 45.750; -73.600Coordinates: 45°45′N 73°36′W / 45.750°N 73.600°W / 45.750; -73.600[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatTerrebonne
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJean-Marc Robitaille
Area
 • Total266.30 km2 (102.82 sq mi)
 • Land261.13 km2 (100.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total158,267
 • Density606.1/km2 (1,570/sq mi)
 • Change
2011–2016
Increase 6.4%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.mrclesmoulins.ca
[4]

It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles, and comprises the municipalities of Terrebonne and Mascouche. Historic communities in the region, which are now arrondissements of the two existing cities, include Lachenaie and La Plaine.

The population according to the 2016 Canadian Census was 158,267[3]

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 2 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Cities & Towns

TransportationEdit

Access RoutesEdit

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 141067 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 640 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census Les Moulins, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "(Code 2464) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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