Bégin, Quebec

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Bégin
Location of Bégin
Bégin is located in Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Bégin
Bégin
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°40′N 71°20′W / 48.667°N 71.333°W / 48.667; -71.333Coordinates: 48°40′N 71°20′W / 48.667°N 71.333°W / 48.667; -71.333[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCMLe Fjord-du-Saguenay
Settled1910s
ConstitutedFebruary 8, 1922
Government
 • MayorGérald Savard
 • Federal ridingJonquière—Alma
 • Prov. ridingDubuc
Area
 • Total195.60 km2 (75.52 sq mi)
 • Land190.58 km2 (73.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total868
 • Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.7%
 • Dwellings
431
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
HighwaysNo major routes
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.begin.ca

Bégin is a municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is named after Louis-Nazaire Bégin.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 77509 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Bégin Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b "Bégin census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-10-28.