Notre-Dame-des-Bois

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Notre-Dame-des-Bois
Notre-Dame-des-Bois, Québec (Canada). View from the road to the summit of Mont-Mégantic.
Notre-Dame-des-Bois, Québec (Canada). View from the road to the summit of Mont-Mégantic.
Location within Le Granit RCM
Location within Le Granit RCM
Notre-Dame-des-Bois is located in Southern Quebec
Notre-Dame-des-Bois
Notre-Dame-des-Bois
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°24′N 71°04′W / 45.4°N 71.07°W / 45.4; -71.07Coordinates: 45°24′N 71°04′W / 45.4°N 71.07°W / 45.4; -71.07[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Granit
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1877
Government
 • MayorJean-Louis Gobeil
 • Federal ridingMégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. ridingMégantic
Area
 • Total192.10 km2 (74.17 sq mi)
 • Land191.77 km2 (74.04 sq mi)
Population
 • Total911
 • Density4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 5.5%
 • Dwellings
825
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 212
Websitewww.notredamedesbois.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Notre-Dame-des-Bois is a municipality in Le Granit Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada, on the Canada–United States border. The population was 911 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Located in the Appalachians, it lies at 555 metres in altitude, making it one of the highest towns in Quebec. Mont-Mégantic National Park is located in Notre-Dame-des-Bois and is one of the biggest tourism draws to the region.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 44865 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 30010 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2430010) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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