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Quebec
Québec
La Belle Province
Banner o Quebec
Banner
Coat o airms o Quebec
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Je me souviens
(Scots: I mynd)
Map o Canadae wi Quebec heichlichtit
Map o Canadae wi Quebec heichlichtit
Confederation 1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi Ont., N.S., N.B.)
Capital Quebec Ceety
Lairgest ceety Montreal
Lairgest metro Greater Montreal
Govrenment
 • Teep Constitutional monarchy
 • Lieutenant-Govrenor Pierre Duchesne
 • Premier Philippe Couillard (Parti libéral du Québéc)
Legislatur Quebec Naitional Assembly
Federal representation (in Canadian Pairlament)
Hoose seats 75 o 338 (22.2%)
Senate seats 24 o 105 (22.9%)
Aurie
 • 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%
Aurie rank Rankit 2nt
  15.4% o Canadae
Population (2011)
 • Tot 7,903,001 [1]
 • Rank Rankit 2nt
 • Density 5.79/km2 (15.0/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Quebecer,
Quebecker,
Québécois(e)[2]
Offeecial leids French[3]
GDP
 • Rank 2nt
 • Tot (2009) C$319 348 billion
 • Per capita C$37,278 (10t)
Time zone UTC−5, −4
Postal abbr. QC[4]
Postal code prefix G, H, J
ISO 3166 code CA-QC
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.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. The term Québécois (feminine: Québécoise), whilk is uisually reserved for francophone Quebeckers, may be rendered athout baith the e-acute (é): Quebecois (fem.: Quebecoise). (Oxford Guide to Canadian English Usage; ISBN 0-19-541619-8; p. 335).
  3. Office Québécois de la langue francaise. "Status of the French language". Government of Quebec. Retrieved November 10, 2010. 
  4. Canada Post (January 17, 2011). "Addressing Guidelines". Canada Post Corporation. Retrieved July 12, 2011.