Grande-Île, Quebec

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Grande-Île
(Salaberry-de-Valleyfield)
Former municipality
Coordinates: 45°16′45″N 74°06′50″W / 45.27917°N 74.11389°W / 45.27917; -74.11389Coordinates: 45°16′45″N 74°06′50″W / 45.27917°N 74.11389°W / 45.27917; -74.11389
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Beauharnois-Salaberry
Merged + Jan 01, 2002
Area[1]
 • Land 5.68 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 4,365
 • Density 768.3/km2 (1,990/sq mi)
 • Change * -5.4%
 • Dwellings 1,804
  * Change from 2001 census
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes [2] Route 132
Route 201
+ Merged with Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

Grande-Île is an island in the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada, near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Part of the Hochelaga Archipelago, the island connects the Beauharnois-Salaberry and the Vaudreuil-Soulanges regions over the Saint Lawrence River via the Pont Monseigneur Langlois. Grande-Île was also the name of a municipality on the island which merged with Salaberry-de-Valleyfield on January 1, 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Grande-Île, Quebec
  2. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map