Berry, Quebec

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Berry
Municipality
St-Gérard-de-Berry
St-Gérard-de-Berry
Location within Abitibi RCM.
Location within Abitibi RCM.
Berry is located in Western Quebec
Berry
Berry
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°49′N 78°16′W / 48.817°N 78.267°W / 48.817; -78.267Coordinates: 48°49′N 78°16′W / 48.817°N 78.267°W / 48.817; -78.267[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi
Settled c. 1930
Constituted January 1, 1982
Government[2]
 • Mayor Jean-Pierre Naud
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 574.40 km2 (221.78 sq mi)
 • Land 577.14 km2 (222.83 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 625
 • Density 1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 11.6%
 • Dwellings 254
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Y 2G0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 399
Website www.municipalite-berry.org

Berry is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the Abitibi Regional County Municipality. The municipality had a population of 625 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

The municipality includes the population centres of Saint-Gérard-de-Berry and Saint-Nazaire-de-Berry (48°43′10″N 78°15′33″W / 48.71944°N 78.25917°W / 48.71944; -78.25917).

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 625 (2006 to 2011 population change: 11.6%)
  • Population in 2006: 560
  • Population in 2001: 489 (or 504 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996: 501
  • Population in 1991: 518

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 231 (total dwellings: 254)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 1.8%
  • French as first language: 96.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.8%

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Jean-Pierre Naud
  • Managing Director: Sandra Boutin
  • Councillors: Daniel Bouchard, Florina Poulin, Lucie Gosselin, Robert Bacon, Pascal Quévillon, Andrée Bacon

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 135551 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Berry". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Berry census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Berry community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-11.