Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine, Quebec

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Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine
Manche-d'Épée
Manche-d'Épée
Location within La Haute-Gaspésie RCM.
Location within La Haute-Gaspésie RCM.
Sainte-Madeleine-de- la-Rivière-Madeleine is located in Eastern Quebec
Sainte-Madeleine-de- la-Rivière-Madeleine
Sainte-Madeleine-de-
la-Rivière-Madeleine
Location in eastern Quebec.
Coordinates: 49°14′N 65°18′W / 49.233°N 65.300°W / 49.233; -65.300Coordinates: 49°14′N 65°18′W / 49.233°N 65.300°W / 49.233; -65.300[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionGaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
RCMLa Haute-Gaspésie
ConstitutedFebruary 27, 1915
Government
 • MayorJoël Côté
 • Federal ridingHaute-Gaspésie—La
Mitis—Matane—Matapédia
 • Prov. ridingGaspé
Area
 • Total262.30 km2 (101.27 sq mi)
 • Land264.42 km2 (102.09 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 • Total334
 • Density1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 10.5%
 • Dwellings
298
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 132
Websitewww.gaspesie.net/
municipaliteste-Madeleine

Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine is a municipality in the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of the province of Quebec in Canada.

The municipality includes the communities of Madeleine-Centre, Manche-d'Épée, and Rivière-la-Madeleine.

The community of Manche-d'Épée is home to the Manche-d'Épée Ecological Reserve.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 334 (-10.5% from 2006) 373 (-12.2% from 2001)
Land area: 262.42 km2 (101.32 sq mi) 264.42 km2 (102.09 sq mi)
Population density: 1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi) 1.4/km2 (3.6/sq mi)
Median age: 58.6 (M: 58.5, F: 58.8) 55.8 (M: 55.2, F: 56.6)
Total private dwellings: 298 237
Median household income: $29,118 $31,267
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine, Quebec[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 544—    
1996 482−11.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 425−11.8%
2006 373−12.2%
YearPop.±%
2011 334−10.5%

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56260 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b "Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
  3. ^ "Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-12-14.
  4. ^ a b "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-30.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census