Dosquet, Quebec

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Dosquet
Municipality
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Dosquet is located in Southern Quebec
Dosquet
Dosquet
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°28′N 71°32′W / 46.467°N 71.533°W / 46.467; -71.533Coordinates: 46°28′N 71°32′W / 46.467°N 71.533°W / 46.467; -71.533[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Lotbinière
Constituted February 9, 1918
Government[2]
 • Mayor Yvan Charest
 • Federal riding Lotbinière—
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 64.50 km2 (24.90 sq mi)
 • Land 65.06 km2 (25.12 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 887
 • Density 13.6/km2 (35/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.2%
 • Dwellings 438
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 1H0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 116
Route 271
Website www.municipalite
dedosquet.com

Dosquet is a municipality in Lotbinière Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population was 887 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Known officially until 1996 as Saint-Octave-de-Dosquet, the post office was named simply Dosquet in 1913, after Pierre-Herman Dosquet, fourth bishop of Quebec.

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