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Caniapiscau Regional County Municipality

Caniapiscau
Location of Caniapiscau
Coordinates: 52°47′N67°05′W / 52.783°N 67.083°W / 52.783; -67.083Coordinates: 52°47′N67°05′W / 52.783°N 67.083°W / 52.783; -67.083[1]
Country   Canada
Province   Quebec
Region Côte-Nord
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Fermont
Government
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Mme Lise Pelletier
Area
 • Total 79,253.60 km2 (30,599.99 sq mi)
 • Land 70,389.38 km2 (27,177.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3][4]
 • Total 4,260
 • Density 0.06/km2 (0.2/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 7.9%
 • Dwellings
1,953
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.caniapiscau.net

Caniapiscau is a regional county municipality in the Côte-Nord region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Fermont.

The census groups Caniapiscau RCM with neighbouring Sept-Rivières into the single census division of Sept-Rivières—Caniapiscau. In the Canada 2011 Census, the combined population was 39,500. The population of Caniapiscau RCM itself was 4260,[4] about two-thirds of whom live in its largest city of Fermont.

Subdivisions [ edit ]

There are 6 subdivisions and 3 native reserves within the RCM:[2]

Demographics [ edit ]

  • Land area: 70,389.37 km²
  • Population: 4,260

Transportation [ edit ]

Access routes [ edit ]

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

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Reference number 141113 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 972 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2497) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ a b c Derived indirectly from Sept-Rivières—Caniapiscau census division Hierarchy data, by summing up data for Caniapiscau, Fermont, Kawawachikamach, Lac-John, Lac-Juillet, Lac-Vacher, Matimekosh, Rivière-Mouchalagane and Schefferville census subdivisions.
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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