Richelieu, Quebec

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Richelieu
City
Location within Rouville RCM.
Location within Rouville RCM.
Richelieu is located in Southern Quebec
Richelieu
Richelieu
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°15′W / 45.450°N 73.250°W / 45.450; -73.250Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°15′W / 45.450°N 73.250°W / 45.450; -73.250[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Rouville
Constituted March 15, 2000
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Jacques Ladouceur
 • Federal riding Chambly—Borduas
 • Prov. riding Chambly
Area[2][4]
 • Total 32.50 km2 (12.55 sq mi)
 • Land 31.02 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 5,467
 • Density 176.2/km2 (456/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.0%
 • Dwellings 2,268
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J3L
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Route 227
Website www.ville.richelieu.qc.ca

Richelieu is a city in Rouville Regional County Municipality, in the province of Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 5,467. Its name comes from the fact that it lies along the Richelieu River.

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The CIT Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan provides commuter and local bus services.

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