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Quebec
Québec
La Belle Province
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: Je me souviens
(Inglis: I remember)
Caipital Quebec Ceety
Lairgest ceety Montreal
Lairgest metro Greater Montreal
Offeecial leids French[1]
Demonym Quebecer,
Quebecker,
Québécois(e)[2]
Govrenment
Type Constitutional monarchy
Lieutenant-Govrenor Pierre Duchesne
Premier Pauline Marois (P.Q.)
Legislatur Quebec Naitional Assembly
Federal representation In Canadian pairlament
Hoose seats 75 o 308 (24.4%)
Senate seats 24 o 105 (22.9%)
Confederation 1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi Ont., N.S., N.B.)
Aurie  Ranked 2nt
Total 1,542,056 km2 (595,391 sq mi)
Laund 1,365,128 km2 (527,079 sq mi)
Watter (%) 176,928 km2 (68,312 sq mi) (11.5%)
Proportion o Canadae 15.4% o 9,984,670 km2
Population  Ranked 2nt
Total (2011) 7,903,001 [3]
Densitie (2011) 5.79 /km2 (15.0 /sq mi)
GDP  Ranked 2nt
Total (2009) C$319 348 billion
Per caipita C$37,278 (10t)
Abbreviations
Postal QC[4]
ISO 3166-2 CA-QC
Time zone UTC−5, −4
Postal code prefix G, H, J
Flouer Blue Flag Iris
Tree Yellae Birch
Bird Snawy Owl
Wabsteid www.gouv.qc.ca
Rankins include aw provinces an territories

Quebec (Québec in the French leid) is a province o Canadae. It is the mucklest province gaun bi aurie o Canadae. Quebec haes a population o 7,651,531 fowk. The offeecial leid o Quebec is French, an aboot 90% o the indwallers o Quebec speaks it (aside French, baith Inglis an Inuktuit are spoken). The caipital ceety o Quebec is Quebec Ceety (Ville de Québec in French), an the mucklest ceety is Montreal (Montréal). Maist o the fowk in Quebec are French Canadians (or Québecois), but Erse-Quebecers, Scots-Quebecers, Inglis-Quebecers, Italian-Quebecers an Jewish-Quebecers bide there an aw.

The Fleurdelisé fleein in Quebec Ceety.

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  1. Office Québécois de la langue francaise. "Status of the French language". Government of Quebec. Retrieved November 10, 2010. 
  2. The term Québécois (feminine: Québécoise), which is usually reserved for francophone Quebeckers, may be rendered in English without both e-acute (é): Quebecois (fem.: Quebecoise). (Oxford Guide to Canadian English Usage; ISBN 0-19-541619-8; p. 335).
  3. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  4. Canada Post (January 17, 2011). "Addressing Guidelines". Canada Post Corporation. Retrieved July 12, 2011.