Saint-Prosper, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

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For the former Saint-Prosper in Mauricie, see Saint-Prosper-de-Champlain, Quebec.
Saint-Prosper
Municipality
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Saint-Prosper is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Prosper
Saint-Prosper
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°13′N 70°29′W / 46.217°N 70.483°W / 46.217; -70.483Coordinates: 46°13′N 70°29′W / 46.217°N 70.483°W / 46.217; -70.483[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted September 26, 1887
Government[2]
 • Mayor Richard Couët
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
Area[2][3]
 • Total 134.10 km2 (51.78 sq mi)
 • Land 133.66 km2 (51.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 3,605
 • Density 27.0/km2 (70/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.2%
 • Dwellings 1,547
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 1Y0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 204
Route 275
Website www.saint-prosper.com

Saint-Prosper is a municipality in Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 3,617 as of 2009. It is named after Reverend Prosper-Marcel Meunier, first priest of the parish. It is sometimes known as Saint-Prosper-de-Dorchester.

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