Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality Article

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Nicolet-Yamaska
Location of Nicolet-Yamaska
Coordinates: 46°04′N 72°50′W / 46.067°N 72.833°W / 46.067; -72.833
NICOLET-YAMASKA REGIONAL COUNTY MUNICIPALITY Latitude and Longitude:

46°04′N 72°50′W / 46.067°N 72.833°W / 46.067; -72.833
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Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seat Nicolet
Government
 • Type Prefecture
 • PrefectAlain Drouin
Area
 • Total1,182.20 km2 (456.45 sq mi)
 • Land1,007.83 km2 (389.13 sq mi)
Population
(2011) [3]
 • Total22,798
 • Density22.6/km2 (59/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 0.9%
 • Dwellings
10,661
Time zone UTC−5 ( EST)
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−4 ( EDT)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrcnicolet-
yamaska.qc.ca

Nicolet-Yamaska is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada.

The county seat is Nicolet.

Subdivisions

There are 16 subdivisions within the RCM: [2]

Demographics

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 21715 97.49%
English only 225 1.01%
Both English and French 40 0.18%
Other languages 295 1.32%

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

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