Saint-Benjamin, Quebec

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Saint-Benjamin
Municipality
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Saint-Benjamin is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Benjamin
Saint-Benjamin
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°17′N 70°36′W / 46.283°N 70.600°W / 46.283; -70.600Coordinates: 46°17′N 70°36′W / 46.283°N 70.600°W / 46.283; -70.600[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted January 9, 1897
Government[2]
 • Mayor Benjamin Arseneau
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
Area[2][3]
 • Total 112.50 km2 (43.44 sq mi)
 • Land 111.43 km2 (43.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 891
 • Density 8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.0%
 • Dwellings 406
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 1N0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 275
Website www.st-benjamin.qc.ca

Saint-Benjamin is a municipality in Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 891 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It is named in tribute to Reverend Benjamin Demers, promoter of the new parish in 1895.

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