Laval, Quebec

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Laval
Ville de Laval
Laval City Hall (edited).jpg
Banner o Laval
Banner
Coat o airms o Laval
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
"Unité, progrès, grandeur"  (French)
"Unity, Progress, Greatness"
City of Laval
City of Laval
Laval is locatit in Quebec
Laval
Laval
 
Coordinates (1, place du Souvenir[1]): 45°35′N 73°45′W / 45.583°N 73.750°W / 45.583; -73.750[2]
Kintra Canadae
Province Quebec
RegionLaval
RCMNane
Constitutit6 August 1965
Govrenment
 • TeepLaval City Council
 • MayorAlexandre Duplessis
 • Federal ridingAlfred-Pellan an Laval and Laval—Les Îles and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin
 • Prov. ridingChomedey an Fabre an Laval-des-Rapides an Mille-Îles an Sainte-Rose an Vimont
Area
 • Total267.20 km2 (103.17 sq mi)
 • Land247.09 km2 (95.40 sq mi)
Elevation
91 m (299 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Tot401,553
 • Density1,625.1/km2 (4,209/sq mi)
 • Chynge (2006–11)
Increase8.9%
 • Dwellins
159,509
Demonym(s)Lavallois(es)[4]
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Aurie code(s)450 an 579
Wabsteidwww.ville.laval.qc.ca

Laval (French pronunciation: ​[laval]) is a Canadian ceety locatit in soothwastren Quebec, north o Montreal. It is the lairgest suburb o Montreal, the third lairgest municipality in the province o Quebec, an the thirteent lairgest ceety in Canadae wi a population o 401,553 in 2011.[3]

Laval is geographically separatit frae the mainland tae the north bi the Rivière des Mille Îles, an frae the Island o Montreal tae the sooth bi the Rivière des Prairies. Laval occupees aw o Île Jésus as well as the Îles Laval.

Laval constitutes region 13 o the 17 admeenistrative regions o Quebec as well as a territory equivalent tae a regional coonty municipality (TE) an census diveesion (CD) wi geographical code 65. It constitutes the judicial destrict o Laval an aw.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Geographic code 65005 in the offeecial Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  2. Reference number 34753 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "(Code 2465005) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. http://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=Lavallois&oldid=17184804
  5. Territorial Division Act. Revised Statutes of Quebec D-11.

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