Bégin, Quebec

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Bégin
Municipality
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
Region Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCM Le Fjord-du-Saguenay
Settled 1910s
Constituted February 8, 1922
Government[2]
 • Mayor Gérald Savard
 • Federal riding Jonquière—Alma
 • Prov. riding Dubuc
Area[2][3]
 • Total 195.60 km2 (75.52 sq mi)
 • Land 190.58 km2 (73.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 868
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.7%
 • Dwellings 431
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0V 1B0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways No major routes
Climate Dfb
Website www.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 (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Bégin
  3. ^ a b "Bégin census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-10-28.