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Le Haut-Richelieu
—  Regional County Municipality  —
Quebec
Coordinates (380, 4e Avenue, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu): 45°18′23″N 73°13′58″W / 45.30639°N 73.23278°W / 45.30639; -73.23278
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
Incorporated January 01, 1982
County seat Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Communities 14
Government [1]
 - Type Prefecture
Area [2]
 - Land 936.26 km2 (361.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)[2]
 - Total 108,892
 - Density 116.3/km2 (301.2/sq mi)
 - Change (2001-06) 8.1%
 - Dwellings 47,690
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website mrchr.qc.ca

Le Haut-Richelieu (Upper Richelieu) is a Regional County Municipality in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Montérégie region. Its seat is in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It is named for the Richelieu River which runs south-north through the RCM.

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Communities

Demographics

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 100,475 93.57%
English only 3,355 3.12%
Both English and French 695 0.65%
Other languages 2,865 2.67%

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[3]

Bordering counties

References

Coordinates: 45°12′N 73°19′W / 45.2°N 73.317°W / 45.2; -73.317

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