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How big is Riviere du Loup?

How big is Riviere du Loup?

138.4 km²

What county is Riviere du Loup in?

Rivière-du-Loup is a regional county municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada….Rivière-du-Loup Regional County Municipality.

• Total 33,958
• Density 26.6/km2 (69/sq mi)
• Change 2011-2016 1.2%
• Dwellings 17,019

What is Riviere du Loup known for?

Here are five facts about Rivière-du-Loup that may surprise you!

  • It’s the only place to go on a whale-watching cruise in the region.
  • The oldest lighthouse on the St.
  • A 33-metre (108-foot) waterfall is tucked away in the city centre.
  • You can spend the night on a wild island in the St.

Do they speak English in Riviere du Loup?

Between 1850 and 1919, the city saw large increases in its anglophone population. Most of them left the region by the 1950s. 1% of the population still speaks English as its first language. In fall of 1950 Rivière-du-Loup was the site of a nuclear accident.

Where is the Riviere?

Location within Rivière-du-Loup RCM
Rivière-du-Loup Location in eastern Quebec
Coordinates: 47°50′N 69°32′WCoordinates: 47°50′N 69°32′W
Country Canada

Do they speak English in Drummondville?

For instance, in Rivière-du-Loup, 135 people reported having English as a mother tongue in 2011. In 2016, that number was 240. Other cities show larger growth. In Drummondville, 1,460 people reported being anglophones in 2016 — up from 680 in 2011.

Can you swim in Riviere des Prairies?

In a statement to CTV News, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles officials said swimming is prohibited in public spaces in the borough, despite the dock at the park being a popular place to cool off. “If there are no signs that say that you can swim in the area, swimming is prohibited,” reads the statement.

How old is Drummondville?

Drummondville has a population of about 68,000 (2016), and is 109 km east of Montreal. The community was founded in 1815 right after the War of 1812 by Frederic George Heriot, who named it for Sir George Drummond, then Governor of Canada.

Is Drummondville French?

Drummondville is home to the Cégep de Drummondville, a public French-language CEGEP. Drummondville is served by two school boards, the English-language Eastern Townships School Board and the French Centre de services scolaire des chenes.

How many people live in Riviere des Prairies?

It has a population of 102,457. Rivière-des-Prairies is mainly composed of suburbs, as well as multiple forested areas and fields.

Where is Riviere de Prairie?

The Rivière des Prairies ( literally River of the Prairies, sometimes called the Back River in English) is a delta channel of the Ottawa River in southwestern Quebec, Canada. The indigenous inhabitants of what’s now known as the Island of Montreal called it Skowanoti, meaning “River behind the island”.

How did Drummondville get its name?

The town was named after Sir Gordon Drummond, the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada between 1813 and 1816. The construction of the Hemmings Falls hydro-electric dam in 1920 brought a new wave of industrial growth to the Drummondville area.