Boischatel, Quebec

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Boischatel
Municipality
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency-a.JPG
Motto: Labeur et Courage
Location within La Côte-de-Beaupré RCM.
Location within La Côte-de-Beaupré RCM.
Boischatel is located in Central Quebec
Boischatel
Boischatel
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°54′N 71°09′W / 46.900°N 71.150°W / 46.900; -71.150Coordinates: 46°54′N 71°09′W / 46.900°N 71.150°W / 46.900; -71.150[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
RCM La Côte-de-Beaupré
Constituted April 3, 1920
Government[2]
 • Mayor Yves Germain
 • Federal riding Montmorency—Charlevoix
—Haute-Côte-Nord
 • Prov. riding Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré
Area[2][3]
 • Total 21.50 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
 • Land 20.93 km2 (8.08 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 6,465
 • Density 308.8/km2 (800/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 22.3%
 • Dwellings 2,382
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0A 1H0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 138
Route 360
Website www.municipalite
deboischatel.ca

Boischatel is a municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada. The town was originally called Saint-Jean-de-Boischatel.

The town itself is located along the Montmorency River. Nearby on the boundary with Beauport are the Montmorency Falls where 35,000 liters of water per second are falling down a height one and a half times greater than the Niagara Falls.


Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 6465 (2006 to 2011 population change: 22.3%)
  • Population in 2006: 5287
  • Population in 2001: 4303
  • Population in 1996: 4152
  • Population in 1991: 3878

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,331 (total dwellings: 2,382)

First language:

  • English as first language: 0.3%
  • French as first language: 98.0%
  • English and French as first language: 0.3%
  • Other as first language: 1.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 269411 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Boischatel
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Boischatel census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census