Saint-Agapit, Quebec

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Saint-Agapit
Municipality
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Saint-Agapit is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Agapit
Saint-Agapit
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°34′N 71°26′W / 46.567°N 71.433°W / 46.567; -71.433Coordinates: 46°34′N 71°26′W / 46.567°N 71.433°W / 46.567; -71.433[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Lotbinière
Constituted April 14, 1979
Government[2]
 • Mayor Sylvie Fortin Graham
 • Federal riding Lévis—Lotbinière
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 64.00 km2 (24.71 sq mi)
 • Land 65.48 km2 (25.28 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 3,567
 • Density 54.5/km2 (141/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 20.3%
 • Dwellings 1,519
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 1Z0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 116
Route 273
Website www.st-agapit.qc.ca

Saint-Agapit is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Lotbinière in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 4 137 as of 2015. It is named after Pope Agapetus I.

Saint-Agapit is the hometown of Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette, who brought the Stanley Cup to the town in July 2015 after winning it while playing for Chicago.[4] Film director Richard Roy's childhood in Saint-Agapit was the inspiration for his autobiographical 2011 film, Frisson des Collines.[5]

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