Quebec

Province of Canada This article is about the Canadian province. For the province's capital city, see Quebec City. For the historical province, see Province of Quebec (1763–1791). For other uses, see Quebec (disambiguation).

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Quebec (/kəˈbɛk/, sometimes /kwəˈbɛk/; French: Québec (listen)) is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Located in Central Canada, the province shares land borders with Ontario to the west, Newfoundland and Labrador to the northeast, New Brunswick to the southeast, and a coastal border with Nunavut; it also borders the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York to the south. Quebec is the largest province by area, at 1,542,056:km2 (595,391:sq:mi), and the second-largest by population, with 8,164,361 people. Much of the population live in urban areas along the St. Lawrence River, between the most populous city, Montreal, and the province's capital city, Quebec City. Quebec is also the home of the Québécois, recognized as a nation by both the provincial and federal governments.

Quebec's official language is French, with 94.6% of the province's population reporting knowledge of the language. Québécois French is the local variety, and there are 17 regional accents deriving from it. Among other things, Quebec is well-known for producing nearly 72% of the world's maple syrup, for its comedy, and for making hockey one of the most popular sports in Canada. It is also renowned for its ...read more

Quebec City
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Quebec City ... Quebec City (/kwɪˈbɛk/ (listen) or /kəˈbɛk/; French: Ville de Québec, or Québec for short ([kebɛk] (listen))) is the capital city of the Canadian province...

National Assembly of Quebec
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National Assembly of Quebec ... The National Assembly of Quebec (French: Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the legislative body of the province of Quebec in Canada. Legislators are called...

Quebec sovereignty movement
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Quebec sovereignty movement ... The Quebec sovereignty movement (French: Mouvement souverainiste du Québec) is a political movement as well as an ideology of values, concepts and ideas...

Laval, Quebec
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Laval, Quebec ... southwestern Quebec, north of Montreal. It is the largest suburb of Montreal, the third-largest city in the province after Montreal and Quebec City, and...

Quebec referendum
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Quebec referendum ... Quebec referendum may refer to one of the two referendums held solely in Quebec: 1980 Quebec referendum, the 1980 plebiscite to grant the Government of...

Premier of Quebec
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Premier of Quebec ... The Premier of Quebec (French: Premier ministre du Québec (masculine) or Première ministre du Québec (feminine)) is the head of government of the Canadian...

Quebec Nordiques
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Quebec Nordiques ... Quebec Nordiques (French: Nordiques de Québec, pronounced [nɔʁdzɪk] in Quebec French, /nɔːrˈdiːks/ in Canadian English; literally translated "Quebec City...

Chelsea, Quebec
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Chelsea, Quebec ... Chelsea is a municipality located immediately north of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Ottawa. Chelsea is located within...

Old Quebec
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Old Quebec ... Old Quebec (French: Vieux-Québec) is a historic neighbourhood of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Comprising the Upper Town (French: Haute-Ville) and Lower...

Quebec County, Quebec
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Quebec County, Quebec ... Quebec County was a historic county in the province of Quebec, Canada. The county included the Quebec City metropolitan area and extended northwestward...

Demographics of Quebec
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French Canadians
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COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec
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Quebec nationalism
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Battle of Quebec
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Hydro-Québec
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National Order of Quebec
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2018 Quebec general election
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