Saint-François-de-Sales, Quebec

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Not to be confused with some other Saint-François localities in Quebec which were historically known as Saint-François-de-Sales parishes.
Saint-François-de-Sales
Municipality
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Location of Saint-François-de-Sales
Saint-François-de-Sales is located in Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec
Saint-François-de-Sales
Saint-François-de-Sales
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°19′N 72°08′W / 48.317°N 72.133°W / 48.317; -72.133Coordinates: 48°19′N 72°08′W / 48.317°N 72.133°W / 48.317; -72.133[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCM Le Domaine-du-Roy
Settled 1880s
Constituted May 14, 1888
Government[2]
 • Mayor Louis-Joseph Gagnon
 • Federal riding Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
 • Prov. riding Roberval
Area[2][3]
 • Total 202.00 km2 (77.99 sq mi)
 • Land 198.20 km2 (76.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 654
 • Density 3.3/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 10.5%
 • Dwellings 411
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0W 1M0
Area code(s) 418 and 581

Saint-François-de-Sales is a municipality in Quebec, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 654 (2006 to 2011 population change: -10.5 %)
  • Population in 2006: 731
  • Population in 2001: 735
  • Population in 1996: 717
  • Population in 1991: 832

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 288 (total dwellings: 411)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 95.1%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 4.9%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56569 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Saint-François-de-Sales
  3. ^ a b "Saint-François-de-Sales census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-06. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Saint-François-de-Sales community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-06.