Saint-Basile, Quebec

Saint-Basile is a municipality situated in Portneuf Regional County Municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec.

Saint-Basile
Saint-Basile.jpg
Motto(s): 
Crois en l'avenir ("Believe in the Future")
Location within Portneuf RCM.
Location within Portneuf RCM.
Saint-Basile is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Basile
Saint-Basile
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°45′N 71°49′W / 46.750°N 71.817°W / 46.750; -71.817Coordinates: 46°45′N 71°49′W / 46.750°N 71.817°W / 46.750; -71.817[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCapitale-Nationale
RCMPortneuf
ConstitutedMarch 1, 2000
Government
 • MayorGuillaume Vézina
 • Federal ridingPortneuf—Jacques-Cartier
 • Prov. ridingPortneuf
Area
 • Total98.50 km2 (38.03 sq mi)
 • Land98.20 km2 (37.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total2,463
 • Density25.1/km2 (65/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 3.8%
 • Dwellings
1,179
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 365
Websitewww.saintbasile.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 2463 (2006 to 2011 population change: -3.8%)
  • Population in 2006: 2560
  • Population in 2001: 2575
  • Population in 1996:
    • Saint-Basile (parish): 840
    • Saint-Basile-Sud (village): 1684
  • Population in 1991:
    • Saint-Basile (parish): 823
    • Saint-Basile-Sud (village): 1733

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1118 (total dwellings: 1179)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 2.4%
  • French as first language: 95.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0.4%
  • Other as first language: 1.8%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 358423 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Saint-Basile
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada (March 10, 2009). "2011 Community profiles - Saint-Basile". Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

External linksEdit

 
Québec Ciment in Saint-Basile