Boroughs of Montreal

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Island of Montreal now: City of Montreal (366 km²) and 15 independent municipalities

The city of Montreal is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondissements), each with a mayor and council.

Powers[edit]

Boroughs and list of all fire halls in the city (listed as Casernes, French for fire hall).

The borough council is responsible for:

  • Fire prevention
  • Removal of household waste and residual materials
  • Funding of community
  • Social and local economic development agencies
  • Planning and management of parks and recreational facilities
  • Cultural and sports facilities, organization of recreational sports and sociocultural activities
  • Maintaining local roads
  • Issuing permits
  • Public consultations for amendments to city planning bylaws
  • Public consultations and dissemination of information to the public
  • Land use planning and borough development.

List of Montreal boroughs[edit]

Carte Montréal Arrondissements.svg
Number
(map)
Borough Population
Canada 2016 Census[1]
Area
in km²
Density
per km²
1. Ahuntsic-Cartierville
134,245
24.2
5,547.3
2. Anjou
42,796
13.7
3,123.8
3. Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
166,520
21.4
7,781.3
4. Lachine
44,489
17.7
2,513.5
5. LaSalle
76,853
16.3
4,714.9
6. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
104,000
8.1
12,839.5
7. Le Sud-Ouest
78,151
15.7
4,977.8
8. L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève
18,413
23.6
780.2
9. Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
136,024
25.4
5,355.3
10. Montréal-Nord
84,234
11.1
7,588.6
11. Outremont
23,954
3.9
6,142.0
12. Pierrefonds-Roxboro
69,297
27.1
2,557.1
13. Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles
106,734
42.3
2,523.2
14. Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
139,590
15.9
8,779.2
15. Saint-Laurent
98,828
42.8
2,309.1
16. Saint-Léonard
78,305
13.5
5,800.4
17. Verdun
69,229
9.7
7,137.0
18. Ville-Marie
89,170
16.5
5,404.2
19. Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension
143,853
16.5
8,718.3

List of former boroughs[edit]

Prior to 2002 merger Borough (2002-2006) After 2006 demerger
Bold indicates borough after January 1, 2006
Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city) Beaconsfield–Baie-d'Urfé Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city)
Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town) Côte-Saint-Luc–Hampstead–Montréal-Ouest Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town)
Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Roxboro (town) Dollard-Des Ormeaux–Roxboro Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough)
Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town) Dorval–L'Île-Dorval Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town)
L'Île-Bizard (city), Sainte-Geneviève (town), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town) L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève–Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève (borough), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town)
Kirkland (town) Kirkland Kirkland (town)
Mount Royal (town) Mount Royal Mount Royal (town)
Pierrefonds (city), Senneville (village) Pierrefonds-Senneville Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough), Senneville (village)
Montréal-Est (town), Pointe-aux-Trembles (neighbourhood), Rivière-des-Prairies (neighbourhood) Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles–Montréal-Est Montréal-Est (town), Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles (borough)
Pointe-Claire (city) Pointe-Claire Pointe-Claire (city)
Westmount (city) Westmount Westmount (city)

Map[edit]

City of Montreal after 2002 merger with 27 boroughs.
City of Montreal after 2006 demerger with 19 boroughs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population totale en 2011 et en 2016 - Variation — Densité" (PDF). Canada 2016 Census (in French). Ville de Montréal. 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2018.

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