L'Ange-Gardien, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec

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Not to be confused with L'Ange-Gardien, Outaouais, Quebec.
Not to be confused with the former L'Ange-Gardien in Montérégie which amalgamated into Ange-Gardien in 1997.
L'Ange-Gardien
Municipality
L'Ange-Gardien as seen from Île d'Orléans
L'Ange-Gardien as seen from Île d'Orléans
Location within La Côte-de-Beaupré RCM.
Location within La Côte-de-Beaupré RCM.
L'Ange-Gardien is located in Central Quebec
L'Ange-Gardien
L'Ange-Gardien
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°55′N 71°06′W / 46.917°N 71.100°W / 46.917; -71.100Coordinates: 46°55′N 71°06′W / 46.917°N 71.100°W / 46.917; -71.100[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
RCM La Côte-de-Beaupré
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2]
 • Mayor Pierre Lefrançois
 • Federal riding Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d'Orléans—Charlevoix
 • Prov. riding Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré
Area[2][3]
 • Total 53.40 km2 (20.62 sq mi)
 • Land 53.46 km2 (20.64 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 3,634
 • Density 68.0/km2 (176/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 20.8%
 • Dwellings 1,534
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0A 2K0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 138
Route 360
Website www.langegardien.qc.ca

L'Ange-Gardien is a municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada. It is part of La Côte-de-Beaupré Regional County Municipality.

L'Ange-Gardien changed status from parish municipality to ordinary municipality on May 17, 2007.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 3634 (2006 to 2011 population change: 20.8%)
  • Population in 2006: 3008
  • Population in 2001: 2815
  • Population in 1996: 2841
  • Population in 1991: 2819

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1,459 (total dwellings: 1,534)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1.7%
  • French as first language: 97.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0.8%
L'Ange-Gardien in winter as seen from the frozen Saint Lawrence River.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "L'Ange-Gardien (Municipalité)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: L'Ange-Gardien
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - L'Ange-Gardien census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census