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Map of Quebec showing Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Bas-Saint-Laurent (Lower Saint-Lawrence) region is located along the south shore of the lower Saint Lawrence River in Quebec.

It has a population of 200,653 (2006 census) and a land area of 22,232.11 km² (8,583.87 sq mi).



The population of municipalities in Bas-Saint-Laurent (Municipalités Régionales de Comté)

Regional County Municipalities

Indian Reserves

  • Cacouna Indian Reserve, Quebec
  • Whitworth, Quebec

Inside RCMs there are important cities including: Rimouski - 42,105 inh. (Rimouski - Neigette RCM), Rivière-du-Loup - 18,050 inh. (Rivière-du-Loup RCM), Matane - 15,207 inh. (Matane RCM), Amqui - 6,667 inh. (La Matapédia RCM), Mont-Joli - 6,731 inh. (La Mitis RCM)

Major communities

See also

External links

Coordinates: 48°39′31.4″N 67°28′5.1″W / 48.658722°N 67.468083°W / 48.658722; -67.468083


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

North America : Canada : Quebec : Bas-Saint-Laurent

Bas Saint Laurent [1] or the Lower Coast is a region of Quebec.

  • Kamouraska
  • La Pocatière
  • Rimouski
  • Rivière-du-Loup
  • Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! -- the little village with the funny name
  • Jardins de Metis (Reford Gardens), 200, route 132, Grand-Métis (located on route 132 mid-way between Rimouski and Matane), +1 418-775-2222 (fax: +1 418-775-6201), [2]. See Website for hours. An internationally renowned center for garden art and design. $16 Adults, $8 Young Adult.  edit
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