Yamaska, Quebec

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Yamaska
Municipality
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Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM
Yamaska is located in Southern Quebec
Yamaska
Yamaska
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46°N 72.92°W / 46; -72.92Coordinates: 46°00′N 72°55′W / 46°N 72.92°W / 46; -72.92[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Pierre-De Saurel
Constituted December 19, 2001
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Louis R. Joyal
 • Federal riding Bécancour—Nicolet—Saurel
 • Prov. riding Richelieu
Area[2][4]
 • Total 76.60 km2 (29.58 sq mi)
 • Land 73.04 km2 (28.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 1,644
 • Density 22.5/km2 (58/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.1%
 • Dwellings 939
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0G 1X0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 132
Route 235
Website www.yamaska.ca

Yamaska is a municipality in the Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality, in the Montérégie region of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,644.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,644 Increase 0.1%
2006 1,643 (+) Increase 72.25%
2001 456 Decrease 2.1%
1996 466 Increase 2.9%
1991 453 N/A

(+) Amalgamation of Parish of Saint-Michel-d’Yamaska and the Villages of Yamaska and Yamaska-Est.

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,555 96.28%
English only 25 1.55%
Both English & French 15 0.93%
Other languages 20 1.24%

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