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Côte-Nord
Region
Map o Côte-Nord in relation tae Quebec.
Coordinates: 50°52′N 65°49′W / 50.867°N 65.817°W / 50.867; -65.817
Kintra  Canadae
Province  Quebec
Area[1][2]
 • Total 300,281.83 km2 (115,939.46 sq mi)
 • Land 247,633.94 km2 (95,612.00 sq mi)
  Total aurie includes disputit land athin Labrador
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 94,766
 • Density 0.4/km2 (1/sq mi)
Website www.cotenord.gouv.qc.ca
Barrage Daniel-Johnson, a hydroelectric dam on the Manicouagan River.

Côte-Nord (French pronunciation: [kot nɔʁ], French for "North Shore", aurie 247,633.94 km²) is the seicont lairgest admeenistrative region bi laund aurie in Quebec, Canadae, efter Nord-du-Québec. It covers hintle o the northren shore o the Saint Lawrence River estuary an the Gulf of Saint Lawrence past Tadoussac.

While maist o the region is in the same time zone as the rest o Quebec, the far eastren portion east o the 63rd meridian, includin hauf o Anticosti Island, is offeecially in the Atlantic Time Zone.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o the 2011 census, the population amoontit tae 94,766, slichtly mair than 1% o the province's population, spread athort 33 municipalities, various Indian reserves, an a Naskapi reserved land. The touns o Baie-Comeau an Sept-Îles combined amoont tae a little mair than hauf o the population o the region.

Geografie an economie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Côte-Nord wis creatit as an admeenistrative region in 1966. Important landmarks o Côte-Nord include Anticosti Island, the Mingan Archipelago, an the Manicouagan Reservoir.

A territorial dispute atween Quebec an Newfoundland an Labrador concernin the border atween Côte-Nord an Labrador haes existit syne 1927.

The region's economy is based on minin (maistly iron), lumberin, aluminium production, an tourism. Côte-Nord's fowerteen hydroelectric dams, notably the Manicouagan-Outardes complex, supply Hydro-Québec wi ower 10,500 megawatts o powuer.

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Regional coonty municipalities

Indian reserves

Naskapi reservit territory

Major commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire
  2. 2.0 2.1 "(Code 2480) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 

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