Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality

Maria-Chapdelaine is a regional county municipality in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is in Dolbeau-Mistassini.

Maria-Chapdelaine
Location of Maria-Chapdelaine
Coordinates: 48°59′N 72°17′W / 48.983°N 72.283°W / 48.983; -72.283Coordinates: 48°59′N 72°17′W / 48.983°N 72.283°W / 48.983; -72.283[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatDolbeau-Mistassini
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectLuc Simard
Area
 • Total38,056.70 km2 (14,693.77 sq mi)
 • Land36,768.21 km2 (14,196.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total24,793
 • Density0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Change
(2011–16)
Decrease 1.9%
 • Dwellings
11,916
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.mrcdemaria-chapdelaine.ca
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It runs from Lac Saint-Jean in the south to the deep interior of northern Quebec in the north.

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 14 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

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 141059 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c "Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality". Archived from the original on 2016-02-27. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  3. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census Maria-Chapdelaine, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  4. ^ 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality, Quebec
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map