L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality

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L'Île-d'Orléans
Regional county municipality
Location of L'Île-d'Orléans
Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Sainte-Famille
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Pierre Turcotte
Area[2][3]
 • Total 268.50 km2 (103.67 sq mi)
 • Land 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 6,711
 • Density 34.8/km2 (90/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.2%
 • Dwellings 3,470
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrcio.qc.ca

L'Île-d'Orléans is a regional county municipality in central Quebec, Canada, in the Capitale-Nationale region. Its seat is Sainte-Famille. The population in the 2011 census was 6,711 persons.

The RCM consists solely of the Île d'Orléans, an island in the Saint Lawrence River just east of Quebec City. It is the smallest RCM in Quebec in terms of land area (though not in total area including water).

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 6 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 6,938 —    
1996 6,892 −0.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 6,779 −1.6%
2006 6,862 +1.2%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 6,711 −2.2%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
6,610
6,480 Decrease 0.9% 98.03% 75 Decrease 6.3% 1.13% 10 Decrease 81.8% 0.15% 45 Decrease 57.1% 0.68%
2006
6,780
6,540 Decrease 1.6% 96.46% 80 Increase 220.0% 1.18% 55 Increase 175.0% 0.81% 105 Increase 600.0% 1.55%
2001
6,705
6,645 Decrease 0.7% 99.11% 25 Decrease 37.5% 0.37% 20 Steady 0.0% 0.30% 15 Decrease 40.0% 0.22%
1996
6,780
6,695 n/a 98.75% 40 n/a 0.59% 20 n/a 0.29% 25 n/a 0.37%

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:[7]

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