Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality

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Nicolet-Yamaska
Regional county municipality
Location of Nicolet-Yamaska
Coordinates: 46°04′N 72°50′W / 46.067°N 72.833°W / 46.067; -72.833Coordinates: 46°04′N 72°50′W / 46.067°N 72.833°W / 46.067; -72.833[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Nicolet
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Alain Drouin
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,182.20 km2 (456.45 sq mi)
 • Land 1,007.83 km2 (389.13 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 22,798
 • Density 22.6/km2 (59/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.9%
 • Dwellings 10,661
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrcnicolet-
yamaska.qc.ca

Nicolet-Yamaska is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada.

The county seat is Nicolet.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 16 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 21715 97.49%
English only 225 1.01%
Both English and French 40 0.18%
Other languages 295 1.32%

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:[4]

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