Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci

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Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci
Municipality
Location within Matawinie RCM.
Location within Matawinie RCM.
Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci is located in Central Quebec
Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci
Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°14′N 74°03′W / 46.233°N 74.050°W / 46.233; -74.050Coordinates: 46°14′N 74°03′W / 46.233°N 74.050°W / 46.233; -74.050[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Lanaudière
RCM Matawinie
Constituted January 1, 1950
Government[2]
 • Mayor Julien Alarie
 • Federal riding Joliette
 • Prov. riding Bertrand
Area[2][3]
 • Total 262.40 km2 (101.31 sq mi)
 • Land 250.48 km2 (96.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 978
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 7.4%
 • Dwellings 1,159
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) J0T 2A0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 125
Route 347
Website www.municipalite
notredamedelamerci.com

Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Matawinie Regional County Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, Quebec[4]
YearPop.±%
1991 535—    
1996 726+35.7%
YearPop.±%
2001 811+11.7%
2006 1,056+30.2%
YearPop.±%
2011 978−7.4%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 490 (total dwellings: 1159)

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 3.3%
  • French as first language: 93.8%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 2.9%

Education[edit]

Commission scolaire des Samares operates Francophone public schools:

  • Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci — Saint-Émile (pavillon Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci)[6]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates Anglophone public schools:

See also[edit]

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