Lotbinière, Quebec

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Lotbinière
Municipality
Lotbinière-Paroisse.jpg
Location within Lotbinière RCM
Location within Lotbinière RCM
Lotbinière is located in Southern Quebec
Lotbinière
Lotbinière
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 46°37′N 71°56′W / 46.62°N 71.93°W / 46.62; -71.93Coordinates: 46°37′N 71°56′W / 46.62°N 71.93°W / 46.62; -71.93[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Lotbinière
Constituted January 1, 1979
Government[2]
 • Mayor Maurice Sénécal
 • Federal riding Lotbinière—
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 100.00 km2 (38.61 sq mi)
 • Land 80.02 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 887
 • Density 11.1/km2 (29/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 Decrease 4.7%
 • Dwellings 581
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) G0S 1S0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 132
Website www.municipalite-lotbiniere.com

Lotbinière is a municipality in Lotbinière Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population was 887 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It is named after the seigneurie of which it was part. Bordered in the northwest by the Saint Lawrence River, Lotbinière is part of the Most Beautiful Villages of Quebec network.

History[edit]

It was constituted in 1979 from the amalgamation of the parish of Saint-Louis-de-Lotbinière and the village of Lotbinière. The area was initially settled by French colonizers at the end of the 17th century.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 92470 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 33115 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2433115) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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