Saint-Benoît-Labre, Quebec

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Saint-Benoît-Labre
Municipality
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Saint-Benoît-Labre is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Benoît-Labre
Saint-Benoît-Labre
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°48′W / 46.067°N 70.800°W / 46.067; -70.800Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°48′W / 46.067°N 70.800°W / 46.067; -70.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Beauce-Sartigan
Constituted January 4, 1894
Government[2]
 • Mayor Marco Marois
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
Area[2][3]
 • Total 86.90 km2 (33.55 sq mi)
 • Land 84.99 km2 (32.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,612
 • Density 19.0/km2 (49/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.1%
 • Dwellings 735
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 1P0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 271
Website www.saint
benoitlabre.qc.ca

Saint-Benoît-Labre is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Beauce-Sartigan in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 1,630 as of 2009. It is named after Benedict Joseph Labre.

Since 2001, a group of Cistercian nuns from Saint-Romuald, Quebec, moved to a newly constructed abbey in Saint-Benoît-Labre to make chocolate.

The territory of Saint-Benoît-Labre surrounds the village of Lac-Poulin.

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