Richelieu, Quebec

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Richelieu
Location within Rouville RCM.
Location within Rouville RCM.
Richelieu is located in Southern Quebec
Richelieu
Richelieu
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°15′W / 45.450°N 73.250°W / 45.450; -73.250Coordinates: 45°27′N 73°15′W / 45.450°N 73.250°W / 45.450; -73.250[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMRouville
ConstitutedMarch 15, 2000
Government
 • MayorJacques Ladouceur
 • Federal ridingBeloeil—Chambly
 • Prov. ridingChambly
Area
 • Total32.50 km2 (12.55 sq mi)
 • Land31.02 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total5,467
 • Density176.2/km2 (456/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 5.0%
 • Dwellings
2,268
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Route 227
Websitewww.ville.richelieu.qc.ca

Richelieu is a city in Rouville Regional County Municipality, in the province of Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 5,467. Its name comes from the fact that it lies along the Richelieu River.

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Transportation[edit]

The CIT Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan provides commuter and local bus services.

Education[edit]

The South Shore Protestant Regional School Board previously served the municipality.[7]

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