Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec

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Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
City
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Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines is located in Central Quebec
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°46′N 73°49′W / 45.767°N 73.817°W / 45.767; -73.817Coordinates: 45°46′N 73°49′W / 45.767°N 73.817°W / 45.767; -73.817[2]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Thérèse-De Blainville
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[3]
 • Mayor Guy Charbonneau
 • Federal riding Terrebonne—Blainville
 • Prov. riding Blainville
Area[3][4]
 • Total 94.40 km2 (36.45 sq mi)
 • Land 92.81 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Population (2014)[4]
 • Total 14,990 [1]
 • Density 156.6/km2 (406/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2014 Increase 11.8%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0N
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 335
Website www.ville.ste-anne-des-plaines.qc.ca

Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada, 40 km northwest of the city of Montreal in the regional county of Laurentides more precisely in the district of Thérèse-De Blainville. Its population was 14,990 by the census of 2014. [5]

The city houses the Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Complex of the Correctional Service of Canada, which includes the Regional Reception Centre (multi-level security), Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Institution (maximum security),[6] the Regional Mental Health Centre (multi), and the Special Handling Unit (SHU), Canada's highest-security prison.[7]

This city is also known for having a lot of sugar shacks (cabanes à sucre) (maple syrup products).

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