Rimouski-Neigette Regional County Municipality

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Rimouski-Neigette
Regional county municipality
Location of Rimouski-Neigette
Coordinates: 48°20′N 68°40′W / 48.333°N 68.667°W / 48.333; -68.667Coordinates: 48°20′N 68°40′W / 48.333°N 68.667°W / 48.333; -68.667[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
Effective May 26, 1982
County seat Rimouski
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Francis Saint-Pierre
Area[2][3]
 • Total 2,946.10 km2 (1,137.50 sq mi)
 • Land 2,716.52 km2 (1,048.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 55,095
 • Density 20.3/km2 (53/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.6%
 • Dwellings 27,127
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581

Rimouski-Neigette is a regional county municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada.

The county seat is in Rimouski.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Rimouski-Neigette Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 51,290 —    
1996 52,677 +2.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 52,289 −0.7%
2006 53,193 +1.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 55,095 +3.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue Language - Rimouski-Neigette Regional County Municipality[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
54,320
53,495 Increase 4.8% 98.48% 345 Decrease 9.2% 0.64% 145 Increase 52.6% 0.27% 335 Decrease 48.1% 0.62%
2006
52,170
51,050 Increase 1.1% 97.85% 380 Increase 40.7% 0.73% 95 Increase 35.7% 0.18% 645 Increase 344.8% 1.24%
2001
50,975
50,490 Decrease 1.4% 99.05% 270 Decrease 35.7% 0.53% 70 Decrease 46.2% 0.14% 145 Increase 11.5% 0.28%
1996
51,895
51,215 n/a 98.69% 420 n/a 0.81% 130 n/a 0.25% 130 n/a 0.25%

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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