Robert-Cliche Regional County Municipality

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Robert-Cliche
Regional county municipality
Location of Robert-Cliche
Coordinates: 46°12′N 70°49′W / 46.200°N 70.817°W / 46.200; -70.817Coordinates: 46°12′N 70°49′W / 46.200°N 70.817°W / 46.200; -70.817[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Beauceville
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Rock Veilleux
Area[2][3]
 • Total 844.80 km2 (326.18 sq mi)
 • Land 838.81 km2 (323.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 19,288
 • Density 23.0/km2 (60/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 2.7%
 • Dwellings 8,532
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.beaucerc.com

Robert-Cliche is a regional county municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region in southeastern Quebec, Canada, on the Chaudière River, between La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality and Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality.

Established in 1982 as a successor to Beauce County, Robert-Cliche is made of ten municipalities and is mainly French-speaking. The territory is a mix of urban and rural. Beauceville, the county seat, is the most populous municipality.

It is named after Quebec politician, writer, lawyer and judge Robert Cliche. He was born in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, one of Robert-Cliche's municipalities.

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There are 10 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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