Joliette Regional County Municipality

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Joliette
Regional county municipality
Location of Joliette
Coordinates: 46°01′N 73°27′W / 46.017°N 73.450°W / 46.017; -73.450Coordinates: 46°01′N 73°27′W / 46.017°N 73.450°W / 46.017; -73.450[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Lanaudière
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Joliette
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect André Hénault
Area[2][3]
 • Total 424.20 km2 (163.78 sq mi)
 • Land 418.43 km2 (161.56 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 63,551
 • Density 151.9/km2 (393/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.9%
 • Dwellings 29,446
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrcjoliette.qc.ca

Joliette is a regional county municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Joliette.

The municipality has a land area of 418.43 km² and a Canada 2011 Census population of 63,551 inhabitants.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

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Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[4]

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