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Sainte-Sophie is a municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada, part of the La Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality.

Sainte-Sophie
Skyline of Sainte-Sophie
Official logo of Sainte-Sophie
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Location within La Rivière-du-Nord RCM
Location within La Rivière-du-Nord RCM
Ste-Sophie is located in Central Quebec
Ste-Sophie
Ste-Sophie
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°49′N 73°54′W / 45.82°N 73.9°W / 45.82; -73.9Coordinates: 45°49′N 73°54′W / 45.82°N 73.9°W / 45.82; -73.9[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLaurentides
RCMLa Rivière-du-Nord
ConstitutedMay 3, 2000
Government
 • MayorLouise Gallant
 • Federal ridingRivière-du-Nord
 • Prov. ridingRousseau
Area
 • Total111.50 km2 (43.05 sq mi)
 • Land111.28 km2 (42.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total13,375
 • Density120.2/km2 (311/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 29.2%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 158
Route 333
Websitewww.stesophie.ca Edit this at Wikidata

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HistoryEdit

The new Municipality of Sainte-Sophie was created on May 2, 2000, when the old Municipality of Sainte-Sophie was merged with the Village Municipality of New Glasgow.

DemographicsEdit

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 13375 (2006 to 2011 population change: 29.2%)
  • Population in 2006: 10,355 (2001 to 2006 population change: 15.5%)
  • Population in 2001: 8966
  • Population in 1996: 8691
    • Sainte-Sophie: 8534
    • New Glasgow: 157
  • Population in 1991:
    • Sainte-Sophie: 7377
    • New Glasgow: 167

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 5,162 (total dwellings: 5,437)

EducationEdit

The Commission scolaire de la Rivière-du-Nord operates French-language public schools.[5]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates English-language public schools. Schools serving the town:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 56411 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 75028 in the official Répertoire des municipalités ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2475028) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Trouver une école ou un centre." Commission scolaire de la Rivière-du-Nord. Retrieved on September 24, 2017. For attendance boundary information, click "Par bassin d'école"
  6. ^ "LAURENTIA ELEMENTARY ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "LAURENTIAN REGIONAL HS ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 4, 2017.

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