Sainte-Justine, Quebec

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Location within Les Etchemins RCM
Location within Les Etchemins RCM
Sainte-Justine is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 46°24′N 70°21′W / 46.400°N 70.350°W / 46.400; -70.350Coordinates: 46°24′N 70°21′W / 46.400°N 70.350°W / 46.400; -70.350[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted January 1, 1870
 • Mayor Denis Beaulieu
 • Federal riding Lévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. riding Bellechasse
 • Total 126.40 km2 (48.80 sq mi)
 • Land 126.10 km2 (48.69 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,845
 • Density 14.6/km2 (38/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.1%
 • Dwellings 834
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0R 1Y0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 204

Sainte-Justine is a municipality in the Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 1,835 as of 2009. It is named after Marie-Justine Têtu, wife to Hector-Louis Langevin, member of Parliament for Dorchester.

It is home to a regional secondary school, Polyvalente des Appalaches.

The famous Canadian short story The Hockey Sweater takes place in Sainte-Justine, the hometown of the author, Roch Carrier.[4]

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