Sainte-Germaine-Boulé, Quebec

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Sainte-Germaine-Boulé
Municipality
Ste-Germaine-Boule QC.JPG
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Sainte-Germaine-Boulé is located in Western Quebec
Sainte-Germaine-Boulé
Sainte-Germaine-Boulé
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°36′N 79°07′W / 48.600°N 79.117°W / 48.600; -79.117Coordinates: 48°36′N 79°07′W / 48.600°N 79.117°W / 48.600; -79.117[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi-Ouest
Settled 1932
Constituted January 1, 1954
Government[2]
 • Mayor Jaclin Bégin
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 110.60 km2 (42.70 sq mi)
 • Land 110.31 km2 (42.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 895
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.0%
 • Dwellings 375
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Z 1M0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 101
Route 393
Website www.ste-germaine.ao.ca

Sainte-Germaine-Boulé is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada, in the Abitibi-Ouest Regional County Municipality. It covers 108.46 square kilometres (41.88 sq mi) and had a population of 895 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

The municipality was incorporated on January 1, 1954.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 895 (2006 to 2011 population change: -5.0 %)
  • Population in 2006: 942
  • Population in 2001: 1005
  • Population in 1996: 1076
  • Population in 1991: 1118

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 373 (total dwellings: 375)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 97.3%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 2.7%

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Jaclin Bégin
  • Councillors: Frédéric Audet, Richard Bisson, Dany Corriveau, Mélanie Morin, Sylvain Rancourt, Carole Samson
Hay baling in Sainte-Germaine-Boulé

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56187 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Sainte-Germaine-Boulé". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Sainte-Germaine-Boulé census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Sainte-Germaine-Boulé community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-06.