Boroughs of Montreal

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Island of Montreal now: City of Montreal (366 km²) and 15 independent municipalities

The city of Montreal is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondissements), each with a mayor and council. The boroughs are: Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Outremont and Ville-Marie in the centre; Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension in the east; Anjou, Montréal-Nord, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles and Saint-Leonard in the northeast; Ahuntsic-Cartierville, L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Saint-Laurent in the nothwest; and Lachine, LaSalle, Le Sud-Ouest and Verdun in the south.

Powers[edit]

Boroughs and list of all fire halls in the city (listed as Casernes, French for fire hall).

The borough council is responsible for:

  • Fire prevention
  • Removal of household waste and residual materials
  • Funding of community
  • Social and local economic development agencies
  • Planning and management of parks and recreational
  • Cultural and sports facilities, organization of recreational sports and sociocultural activities
  • Maintaining local roads
  • Issuing permits
  • Public consultations for amendments to city planning bylaws
  • Public consultations and dissemination of information to the public
  • Land use planning and borough development.

List of Montreal boroughs[edit]

Each number corresponds to the Borough of Montreal listed in the table on the left.
Number
(map)
Borough Population
Canada 2011 Census[1]
Area
in km²
Density
per km²
Region
1. Ahuntsic-Cartierville
126,891
24.2
5,252.1
northwest
2. Anjou
41,928
13.7
3,064.9
northeast
3. Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
165,031
21.4
7,697.3
center
4. Lachine
41,616
17.7
2,348.5
south
5. LaSalle
74,276
16.3
4,565.2
south
6. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
100,390
8.1
12,348.1
center
7. Le Sud-Ouest
71,546
15.7
4,562.9
south
8. L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève
18,097
23.6
766.8
northwest
9. Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
131,483
25.4
5,174.5
east
10. Montréal-Nord
83,868
11.1
7,589.9
northeast
11. Outremont
23,566
3.9
6,121.0
center
12. Pierrefonds-Roxboro
68,410
27.1
2,528.1
northwest
13. Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles
106,437
42.3
2,517.4
northeast
14. Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
134,038
15.9
8,456.7
east
15. Saint-Laurent
93,842
42.8
2,194.1
northwest
16. Saint-Léonard
75,707
13.5
5,612.1
northeast
17. Verdun
66,158
9.7
6,809.9
south
18. Ville-Marie
84,013
16.5
5,085.5
center
19. Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension
142,222
16.5
8,624.7
east


List of former boroughs[edit]

Prior to 2002 merger Borough (2002-2006) After 2006 demerger
Bold indicates borough after January 1, 2006
Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city) Beaconsfield–Baie-d'Urfé Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city)
Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town) Côte-Saint-Luc–Hampstead–Montréal-Ouest Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town)
Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Roxboro (town) Dollard-Des Ormeaux–Roxboro Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough)
Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town) Dorval–L'Île-Dorval Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town)
L'Île-Bizard (city), Sainte-Geneviève (town), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town) L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève–Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève (borough), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town)
Kirkland (town) Kirkland Kirkland (town)
Mount Royal (town) Mount Royal Mount Royal (town)
Pierrefonds (city), Senneville (village) Pierrefonds-Senneville Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough), Senneville (village)
Montréal-Est (town), Pointe-aux-Trembles (neighbourhood), Rivière-des-Prairies (neighbourhood) Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles–Montréal-Est Montréal-Est (town), Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles (borough)
Pointe-Claire (city) Pointe-Claire Pointe-Claire (city)
Westmount (city) Westmount Westmount (city)


Map[edit]

City of Montreal after 2002 merger with 27 boroughs.
City of Montreal after 2006 demerger with 19 boroughs.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population totale en 2006 et en 2011 - Variation — Densité". Canada 2011 Census (in French). Ville de Montréal. 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 

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