Saint-Cyprien, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

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Saint-Cyprien
Parish municipality
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Saint-Cyprien is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Cyprien
Saint-Cyprien
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°21′N 70°16′W / 46.350°N 70.267°W / 46.350; -70.267Coordinates: 46°21′N 70°16′W / 46.350°N 70.267°W / 46.350; -70.267[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted February 22, 1918
Government[2]
 • Mayor Charles Therrien
 • Federal riding Lévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. riding Bellechasse
Area[2][3]
 • Total 94.20 km2 (36.37 sq mi)
 • Land 93.62 km2 (36.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 548
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 13.0%
 • Dwellings 281
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0R 1B0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways No major routes
Website www.st-cyprien.qc.ca

Saint-Cyprien is a parish in the Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 635 as of 2009. It is named after Christian martyr Cyprian.

Saint-Cyprien lies on the Canada-United States border.

Education[edit]

The South Shore Protestant Regional School Board previously served the municipality.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 55858 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 28040 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2428040) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ King, M.J. (Chairperson of the board). "South Shore Protestant Regional School Board" (St. Johns, PQ). The News and Eastern Townships Advocate. Volume 119, No. 5. Thursday December 16, 1965. p. 2. Retrieved from Google News on November 23, 2014.