Laval, Quebec

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Ville de Laval
Laval City Hall (edited).jpg
Banner o Laval
Coat of airms o Laval
Coat airms
"Unité, progrès, grandeur"  (French)
"Unity, Progress, Greatness"
City of Laval
City of Laval
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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
Constitutit6 August 1965
 • 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
 • Total267.20 km2 (103.17 sq mi)
 • Laund247.09 km2 (95.40 sq mi)
91 m (299 ft)
 • Total401,553
 • Density1625.1/km2 (4,209/sq mi)
 • Chynge (2006–11)
 • Dwellins
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 an 579

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. a b c 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. a b c "(Code 2465005) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. Territorial Division Act. Revised Statutes of Quebec D-11.

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