Matawinie Regional County Municipality

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Matawinie
Regional county municipality
Location of Matawinie
Coordinates: 46°16′N 73°47′W / 46.267°N 73.783°W / 46.267; -73.783Coordinates: 46°16′N 73°47′W / 46.267°N 73.783°W / 46.267; -73.783[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Lanaudière
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Rawdon
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Gaétan Morin
Area[2][3]
 • Total 10,430.00 km2 (4,027.05 sq mi)
 • Land 9,527.58 km2 (3,678.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 49,516
 • Density 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.4%
 • Dwellings 34,229
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.matawinie.org

Matawinie is a regional county municipality in the region of Lanaudière in southwestern Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Rawdon. The population according to the Canada 2011 Census is 49,516.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 27 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 36,095 —    
1996 41,322 +14.5%
1996A 41,314 −0.0%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 43,177 +4.5%
2001A 43,093 −0.2%
2006 49,717 +15.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 49,516 −0.4%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Matawinie 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
49,055
43,990 Decrease 1.1% 89.67% 1,975 Increase 24.2% 4.03% 315 Increase 23.5% 0.64% 2,775 Decrease 4.8% 5.66%
2006
49,250
44,490 Increase 16.3% 90.33% 1,590 Decrease 11.7% 3.23% 255 Decrease 5.6% 0.52% 2,915 Increase 28.7% 5.92%
2001
42,605
38,270 Increase 4.9% 89.83% 1,800 Decrease 11.1% 4.22% 270 Decrease 6.9% 0.63% 2,265 Increase 19.2% 5.32%
1996
40,710
36,495 n/a 89.65% 2,025 n/a 4.97% 290 n/a 0.71% 1,900 n/a 4.67%

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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