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Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel

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Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel is a municipality in the Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality, in the Montérégie region of Quebec. The community consists of a mainland section along with several islands extending into Lac Saint-Pierre. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,742, which makes it the largest municipality and the second largest urban division of the RCM.

Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel
Municipality
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Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM
Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel
Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 46°03′N 73°04′W / 46.050°N 73.067°W / 46.050; -73.067Coordinates: 46°03′N 73°04′W / 46.050°N 73.067°W / 46.050; -73.067[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMPierre-De Saurel
ConstitutedMay 14, 1877
Government[2][3]
 • MayorMichel Péloquin
 • Federal ridingBécancour—Nicolet—Saurel
 • Prov. ridingRichelieu
Area[2][4]
 • Total59.10 km2 (22.82 sq mi)
 • Land38.39 km2 (14.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total2,742
 • Density71.4/km2 (185/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011Decrease 0.1%
 • Dwellings1,412
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)J3P 5N3
Area code(s)450 and 579
HighwaysNo major routes
Websitewww.sainteannedesorel.ca

From 2006 throughout 2010 there has been much speculation about Sainte-Anne willing to merge into Sorel-Tracy to become a district (much like the former Saint-Pierre-de-Sorel and Tracy municipalities), however at the present time there has been no future talk about it at both city halls. The RCM planning administration is against the merger though, as it would compromise development potential in Sainte-Anne in favor of Sorel, since property evaluation services would be unified.

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