Sainte-Hedwidge, Quebec

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Sainte-Hedwidge
Location of Sainte-Hedwidge
Sainte-Hedwidge is located in Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Sainte-Hedwidge
Sainte-Hedwidge
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
RCMLe Domaine-du-Roy
Settled1887
ConstitutedMarch 10, 1909
Government
 • MayorGilles Toulouse
 • Federal ridingRoberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
 • Prov. ridingRoberval
Area
 • Total475.50 km2 (183.59 sq mi)
 • Land459.25 km2 (177.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total824
 • Density1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11)
Increase 0.5%
 • Dwellings
576
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581

Sainte-Hedwidge is a municipality in Quebec, Canada. The community is also known as Sainte-Hedwidge-de-Roberval.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 824 (2006 to 2011 population change: 0.5%)
  • Population in 2006: 820
  • Population in 2001: 843
  • Population in 1996: 863
  • Population in 1991: 879

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 362 (total dwellings: 576)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 98.8%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56194 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Sainte-Hedwidge
  3. ^ a b "Sainte-Hedwidge census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Sainte-Hedwidge community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-06.