Le Domaine-du-Roy

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Le Domaine-du-Roy
Regional county municipality
Location of Le Domaine-du-Roy
Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Roberval
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Bernard Généreux
Area[2][3]
 • Total 18,713.70 km2 (7,225.40 sq mi)
 • Land 17,799.45 km2 (6,872.41 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 31,870
 • Density 1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 0.3%
 • Dwellings 17,494
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.domaineduroy.ca

Le Domaine-du-Roy (The King's Domain) is a regional county municipality in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is in Roberval. It is named for the King of France, who at the time of the colonization of Quebec owned this land.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Le Domaine-du-Roy community profile
2011 2006
Population: 31,870 (-0.3% from 2006) 31,956 (-2.7% from 2001)
Land area: 17,799.45 km2 (6,872.41 sq mi) 17,799.38 km2 (6,872.38 sq mi)
Population density: 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Median age: 46.4 (M: 45.9, F: 46.9) 43.3 (M: 42.7, F: 43.9)
Total private dwellings: 17,494 15,580
Median household income: $46,848 $43,805
References: 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Le Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 33,239 —    
1996 33,860 +1.9%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 32,839 −3.0%
2006 31,956 −2.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 31,870 −0.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Le Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
31,345
30,865 Increase 0.5% 98.47% 100 Decrease 9.1% 0.32% 50 Decrease 23.1% 0.16% 330 Decrease 37.1% 1.05%
2006
31,415
30,715 Decrease 2.5% 97.77% 110 Decrease 12.0% 0.35% 65 Increase 333.3% 0.21% 525 Increase 5.0% 1.67%
2001
32,155
31,515 Decrease 3.3% 98.01% 125 Increase 31.6% 0.39% 15 Decrease 81.3% 0.05% 500 Increase 21.0% 1.55%
1996
33,160
32,590 n/a 98.28% 95 n/a 0.29% 80 n/a 0.24% 395 n/a 1.19%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141081 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 910 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-23.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map