Les Moulins Regional County Municipality

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Les Moulins
Regional county municipality
Location of Les Moulins
Coordinates: 45°45′N 73°36′W / 45.750°N 73.600°W / 45.750; -73.600Coordinates: 45°45′N 73°36′W / 45.750°N 73.600°W / 45.750; -73.600[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Lanaudière
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Terrebonne
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Marc Robitaille
Area[2][3]
 • Total 266.30 km2 (102.82 sq mi)
 • Land 261.38 km2 (100.92 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 148,813
 • Density 569.3/km2 (1,474/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 Increase 15.8%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrclesmoulins.ca

Les Moulins is a regional county municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada.

It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles, and comprises the municipalities of Terrebonne and Mascouche. Historic communities in the region, which are now arrondissements of the two existing cities, include Lachenaie and La Plaine.

The population according to the Canada 2011 Census is 148,813[3]

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There are 2 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

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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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