Bas-Caraquet, New Brunswick

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Bas-Caraquet
Village
Bas-Caraquet is located in New Brunswick
Bas-Caraquet

Bas-Caraquet
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 47°48′N 64°50′W / 47.800°N 64.833°W / 47.800; -64.833
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Gloucester County
Parish Caraquet
Founded 1735
Incorporated November 9, 1966
Government
 • Mayor Roger R. Chaisson
Area[1]
 • Total 31.00 km2 (11.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,380
 • Density 44.5/km2 (115/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 6.2%
 • Dwellings 643
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) E1W
Area code(s) 506
Highways None
Website www.bascaraquet.com

Bas-Caraquet (2011 Population: 1,380) is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.

Situated on the Acadian Peninsula on the shore of Chaleur Bay, its name translates into "Lower Caraquet". It is located at the eastern entrance to Caraquet Harbour, adjacent to the town of Caraquet.

Fishing is the village's principal industry.

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Coordinates: 47°48′N 64°50′W / 47.800°N 64.833°W / 47.800; -64.833