Location within Bellechasse RCM.
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|Constituted||October 1, 1977|
|• Mayor||Denise Dulac|
|• Federal riding||Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis|
|• Prov. riding||Bellechasse|
|• Total||89.10 km2 (34.40 sq mi)|
|• Land||87.98 km2 (33.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||37.8/km2 (98/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||7.4%|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−4)|
|Postal code(s)||G0R 2V0|
|Area code(s)||418 and 581|
Sainte-Claire is a village in the Bellechasse Regional County Municipality, part of the Chaudière-Appalaches administrative region of Quebec, Canada. It has a population of 3,243. It is the third biggest municipality in the RCM, after Saint-Henri and Saint-Anselme. The Etchemin River goes through the village. Prévost Car, one of the biggest manufacturers of commercial buses in North America, and founded by one of Sainte-Claire's native sons, Eugène Prévost, is located in the village, and is by far the biggest employer in the region.
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