Manicouagan Regional County Municipality

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Manicouagan
Regional county municipality
Location of Manicouagan
Coordinates: 49°13′N 68°09′W / 49.217°N 68.150°W / 49.217; -68.150Coordinates: 49°13′N 68°09′W / 49.217°N 68.150°W / 49.217; -68.150[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Côte-Nord
Effective April 1, 1981
County seat Baie-Comeau
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Mme Arlette Girard
Area[2][3]
 • Total 39,246.40 km2 (15,153.12 sq mi)
 • Land 35,706.53 km2 (13,786.37 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 32,012
 • Density 0.9/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 3.1%
 • Dwellings 14,580
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrc
manicouagan.qc.ca

Manicouagan is a regional county municipality in the Côte-Nord region of Quebec, Canada. It is located on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River with its seat in Baie-Comeau. It was created in 1981, and named after the Manicouagan River.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 9 subdivisions and one native reserve within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Manicouagan Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 36,108 —    
1996 36,271 +0.5%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 33,620 −7.3%
2006 33,052 −1.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 32,012 −3.1%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Manicouagan 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
31,720
28,930 Decrease 3.1% 91.20% 225 Increase 21.6% 0.71% 90 Increase 80.0% 0.28% 2,475 Decrease 5.0% 7.80%
2006
32,695
29,855 Decrease 2.4% 91.31% 185 Decrease 24.5% 0.57% 50 Decrease 44.4% 0.15% 2,605 Increase 6.8% 7.97%
2001
33,370
30,595 Decrease 9.3% 91.68% 245 Increase 69.0% 0.73% 90 Steady 0.0% 0.27% 2,440 Increase 21.1% 7.31%
1996
35,990
33,740 n/a 93.75% 145 n/a 0.40% 90 n/a 0.25% 2,015 n/a 5.60%

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]

See also[edit]

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