Lotbinière Regional County Municipality

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Regional county municipality
Location of Lotbinière
Coordinates: 46°31′N 71°36′W / 46.517°N 71.600°W / 46.517; -71.600Coordinates: 46°31′N 71°36′W / 46.517°N 71.600°W / 46.517; -71.600[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Sainte-Croix
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Maurice Sénécal
 • Total 1,687.00 km2 (651.35 sq mi)
 • Land 1,661.99 km2 (641.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 29,617
 • Density 17.8/km2 (46/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.0%
 • Dwellings 13,321
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrclotbiniere.org

Lotbinière is a regional county municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec. It is an almost exclusively rural RCM, with no village with a population above 4,000. As of the Canada 2011 Census, the RCM had a population of 29,617. Its seat is in Sainte-Croix.


There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]



Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 26,290 98.17%
English only 145 0.54%
Both English and French 60 0.22%
Other languages 285 1.07%


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Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[5]

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