Mauricie

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Mauricie (French pronunciation: ​[mɔʁisi]) is a traditional an current admeenistrative region o Quebec. La Mauricie National Park is contained athin the region, makkin it a prime tourist location. The region haes a land aurie o 35,855.22 km² (13,843.78 sq mi) and a 2006 census population o 258,928 residents. Its lairgest ceeties are Trois-Rivières an Shawinigan.

The wird Mauricie wis coined bi local priest an historian Albert Tessier an is based on the Saint-Maurice river which runs through the region on a North-Sooth axis.

Mauricie admeenistrative region wis creatit on 20 August 1997 frae the split o Mauricie–Bois-Francs admeenistrative region intae Mauricie an Centre-du-Québec.[1] Housomeivver, the concept o Mauricie as a traditional region lang predates this.

SubdiveesionsEedit

Regional Coonty Municipalities

Unthirlt ceeties

Unthirlt Municipalities

Aboriginal Reserves

Major CommontiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Modifications aux municipalités du Québec" (PDF). Bureau de la statistique du Québec. August 1997. ISSN 0843-8250. Retrieved 20 Mey 2012.[deid airtin]

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Travel guide tae Mauricie frae Wikivoyage

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