L’Islet, Quebec

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Municipality in Quebec, Canada

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L’Islet
Church of Notre-Dame-Bonsecours

Church of Notre-Dame-Bonsecours
Location within L'Islet RCM

Location within L’Islet RCM
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L'Islet is located in Southern Quebec

L'Islet
L’Islet
Location in southern Quebec
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Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM L’Islet
Constituted January 1, 2000
Government

 • Mayor André Caron
 • Federal riding Montmagny—L’Islet—
Kamouraska—Rivière-
du-Loup
 • Prov. riding Côte-du-Sud
Area

 • Total 176.30 km2 (68.07 sq mi)
 • Land 120.02 km2 (46.34 sq mi)
Population

 • Total 3,999
 • Density 33.3/km2 (86/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011

Increase 4.1%
 • Dwellings

1,907
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways
A-20 (TCH)
R-132
R-285
Website www.lislet.com
The icebreaker CCGS Ernest Lapointe and HMCS Bras d’Or at the Musée Maritime du Québec.

L’Islet is a municipality within L’Islet Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada.

It is located on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River halfway between Quebec City and Rivière-du-Loup. The Musée Maritime du Québec (Quebec Marine Museum) is located there on Route 132.

History and geography[edit]

The current town of L’Islet was formed in 2000 with the merger of the former city of L’Islet, the municipality of L’Islet-sur-Mer, and the parish municipality of Saint-Eugène.

The municipality got its name from a small island in the river near the village of L’Islet-sur-Mer.

The Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours church, built 1768, is classified as important historical building.

The town hosts many small events during the year such as the Festival Guitares en fête, La Parades des Berlots, and the L’Islet Car Show.

Local rivers include the:

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

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