Saint-Honoré, Quebec

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Not to be confused with the former Saint-Honoré that merged into Saint-Honoré-de-Shenley in 2000.
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Location of Saint-Honoré
Saint-Honoré is located in Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°32′N 71°05′W / 48.533°N 71.083°W / 48.533; -71.083Coordinates: 48°32′N 71°05′W / 48.533°N 71.083°W / 48.533; -71.083[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCM Le Fjord-du-Saguenay
Settled 1863
Constituted December 16, 1972
 • Mayor Marie-Luce Demers-Martin
 • Federal riding Jonquière
 • Prov. riding Dubuc
 • Total 190.90 km2 (73.71 sq mi)
 • Land 189.14 km2 (73.03 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 5,257
 • Density 27.8/km2 (72/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Increase 11.2%
 • Dwellings 2,083
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0V 1L0
Area code(s) 418 and 581

Saint-Honoré is a municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is the seat of Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality and its most populous municipality.


The economy of Saint-Honoré is mainly based on agriculture and mining. Niobec is one of the mines located in Saint-Honoré, it is also the only active niobium mine in North America.


  1. ^ Reference number 56735 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Saint-Honoré
  3. ^ a b "Saint-Honoré census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 

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