Carignan, Quebec

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Carignan
City
Coat of arms of Carignan
Coat of arms
Location within La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM.
Location within La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM.
Carignan is located in Southern Quebec
Carignan
Carignan
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°18′W / 45.450°N 73.300°W / 45.450; -73.300Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°18′W / 45.450°N 73.300°W / 45.450; -73.300[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLa Vallée-du-Richelieu
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government[2][3]
 • MayorPatrick Marquès
 • Federal ridingBeloeil—Chambly
 • Prov. ridingChambly
Area[2][4]
 • Total65.20 km2 (25.17 sq mi)
 • Land62.31 km2 (24.06 sq mi)
Population (2016)[5]
 • Total9,462
 • Density151.9/km2 (393/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016Increase 18.8%
 • Dwellings3,413
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)J3L
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-10
A-35

Route 112
Route 223
Websitewww.villedecarignan.org

Carignan is a suburban town in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the Richelieu River in the Regional County Municipality of La-Vallée-du-Richelieu, located about 27 km (17 mi) from Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2016 Census was 9,462.

Carignan was originally the Village Municipality of Chambly. The village of Chambly was established in 1855, less than 10 years after the municipality of Chambly was established. In 1965, the village of Chambly was renamed Carignan and incorporated as a city.[6]

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The CIT Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan provides commuter and local bus services.

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