Charlemagne, Quebec

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Charlemagne
Ceety
Location athin L'Assomption RCM.
Charlemagne, Quebec is located in Southern Quebec
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Location in soothren Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°43′N 73°29′W / 45.717°N 73.483°W / 45.717; -73.483[1]
Kintra Banner o Canadae Canadae
Province Banner o Quebec Quebec
Region Lanaudière
RCM L'Assomption
Constitutit 13 November 1906
Government[2]
 • Mayor Normand Grenier
 • Federal ridin Repentigny
 • Prov. ridin L'Assomption
Area[2][3]
 • Total 2.30 km2 (0.89 sq mi)
 • Land 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 5,853
 • Density 2,704.0/km2 (7,003/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 Increase 4.6%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J5Z
Area code(s) 450 an 579
Heich-gates
A-40
A-640

Route 344
Website www.ville.charlemagne.qc.ca

Charlemagne (pronounced: [ʃaʁ.lə.maɲ]) is an aff-island suburb o Montreal, Quebec, Canadae. It is locatit on the north shore o the Rivière des Prairies, 24 kilometres (15 mi) northeast o Montreal's dountoun core. As o 2011, the population wis 5,853.

It is the birthplace o recordin airtist, Céline Dion,[4] who is the winner o the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland wi her song, Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi an whom the toun's cooncil namit ane o its main streets efter,[5] doin so athoot the recognition o the Quebec Commission.[6] Addeetionally, the toun erectit a sculptur on Dion's behauf.[6] Charlemagne is the birthplace o politeecian, Camille Laurin an aw.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population trend:[7]

  • Population in 2011: 5,853
  • Population in 2006: 5,594
  • Population in 2001: 5,662
  • Population in 1996: 5,739
  • Population in 1991: 5,598

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