Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, Quebec

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Notre-Dame-de-Lorette
Location of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette
Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is located in Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Notre-Dame-de-Lorette
Notre-Dame-de-Lorette
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 49°05′N 72°21′W / 49.083°N 72.350°W / 49.083; -72.350Coordinates: 49°05′N 72°21′W / 49.083°N 72.350°W / 49.083; -72.350[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCMMaria-Chapdelaine
Settled1931
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1966
Government
 • MayorDaniel Tremblay
 • Federal ridingRoberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
 • Prov. ridingRoberval
Area
 • Total339.50 km2 (131.08 sq mi)
 • Land338.51 km2 (130.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total189
 • Density0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11)
Increase 8.0%
 • Dwellings
87
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581

Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located within the regional county municipality of Maria-Chapdelaine. With a population of 175 in the Canada 2006 Census,[4] it is the least populated and northern-most municipality in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 189 (2006 to 2011 population change: 8.0%)
  • Population in 2006: 175
  • Population in 2001: 216
  • Population in 1996: 234
  • Population in 1991: 258

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 85 (total dwellings: 87)

Mother tongue:[4]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 100%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 44852 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Notre-Dame-de-Lorette
  3. ^ a b "Notre-Dame-de-Lorette census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-11-24.
  4. ^ a b "Notre-Dame-de-Lorette community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-11-24.
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census