Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality

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Les Laurentides
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°36′W / 46.117°N 74.600°W / 46.117; -74.600Coordinates: 46°07′N 74°36′W / 46.117°N 74.600°W / 46.117; -74.600[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Ronald Provost
 • Total 2,599.70 km2 (1,003.75 sq mi)
 • Land 2,478.67 km2 (957.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 45,157
 • Density 18.2/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.3%
 • Dwellings 33,866
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrclaurentides.qc.ca

Les Laurentides (The Laurentians) is a regional county municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Saint-Faustin–Lac-Carré. It is named after the Laurentian Mountains.

The population is 45,157 according to the Canada 2011 Census.[3]



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Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[4]

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