Laniel, Quebec

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Unorganized territory
Boathouse on Lake Kipawa at Laniel
Boathouse on Lake Kipawa at Laniel
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Laniel is located in Western Quebec
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°03′N 79°16′W / 47.050°N 79.267°W / 47.050; -79.267Coordinates: 47°03′N 79°16′W / 47.050°N 79.267°W / 47.050; -79.267[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Témiscamingue
Constituted October 31, 2005
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue
 • Total 540.00 km2 (208.50 sq mi)
 • Land 412.27 km2 (159.18 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 69
 • Density 0.2/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 54.0%
 • Dwellings 155
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)

Laniel is an unorganized territory in the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality, Abitibi-Témiscamingue region, Quebec, Canada. It surrounds the northern portion of Lake Kipawa.

Laniel is also a hamlet located within this territory at the outflow of Lake Kipawa where Route 101 crosses the Kipawa River. It was named in honour of priest Armand Laniel (1866-1928).[1]

Until 2005, Laniel and Lacs-du-Témiscamingue unorganized territories were part of the Rivière-Kipawa unorganized territory.[4]

New dam of Lake Kipawa under construction at Laniel



  • Population in 2011: 69
  • Population in 2006: 150
  • Population in 2001: 85 (adjusted for boundary changes)

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