Bécancour Regional County Municipality Article

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Bécancour
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°19′N 72°11′W / 46.317°N 72.183°W / 46.317; -72.183
BéCANCOUR REGIONAL COUNTY MUNICIPALITY Latitude and Longitude:

46°19′N 72°11′W / 46.317°N 72.183°W / 46.317; -72.183
[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seat Bécancour
Government
 • Type Prefecture
 • PrefectPoste vacant
Area
 • Total1,231.30 km2 (475.41 sq mi)
 • Land1,144.67 km2 (441.96 sq mi)
Population
(2011) [3]
 • Total20,081
 • Density17.5/km2 (45/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 6.8%
 • Dwellings
9,513
Time zone UTC−5 ( EST)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−4 ( EDT)
Area code(s) 819

Bécancour is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Bécancour. [2]

Subdivisions

There are 12 subdivisions and one native reserve within the RCM: [2]

Demographics

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 18080 97.70%
English only 105 0.57%
Both English and French 20 0.11%
Other languages 300 1.62%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border: [4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141117 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c d Geographic code 380 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2438) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External links