Maria-Chapdelaine

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Maria-Chapdelaine
Regional county municipality
Location of Maria-Chapdelaine
Coordinates: 48°59′N 72°17′W / 48.983°N 72.283°W / 48.983; -72.283Coordinates: 48°59′N 72°17′W / 48.983°N 72.283°W / 48.983; -72.283[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Dolbeau-Mistassini
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Pierre Boivin
Area[2][3]
 • Total 38,056.70 km2 (14,693.77 sq mi)
 • Land 36,770.33 km2 (14,197.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 25,279
 • Density 0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 1.9%
 • Dwellings 12,098
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrcdemaria-chapdelaine.ca

Maria-Chapdelaine is a regional county municipality in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is in Dolbeau-Mistassini.

It runs from Lac Saint-Jean in the south to the deep interior of northern Quebec in the north.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 14 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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