La Vallee-de-l'Or Regional County Municipality
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La Vallee-de-l'Or Regional County Municipality
La Vallée-de-l'Or
Location of La Vallée-de-l'Or
Coordinates: 48°23?N 77°14?W / 48.383°N 77.233°W / 48.383; -77.233Coordinates: 48°23?N 77°14?W / 48.383°N 77.233°W / 48.383; -77.233[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionAbitibi-Témiscamingue
EffectiveApril 8, 1981
County seatVal-d'Or
Government
 o TypePrefecture
 o PrefectFernand Trahan
Area
 o Total27,149.30 km2 (10,482.40 sq mi)
 o Land24,292.04 km2 (9,379.21 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[3]
 o Total43,226
 o Density1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)
 o Change
2011-2016
Increase 0.8%
 o Dwellings
20,224
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcvo.qc.ca

La Vallée-de-l'Or (The Golden Valley) is a regional county municipality in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region in northwestern Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Val-d'Or. It is named for its gold deposits in the Harricana River and Bell River valleys.

Before October 11, 2003, it was known simply as Vallée-de-l'Or Regional County Municipality.[4]

Subdivisions

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Vallée-de-l'Or Regional County Municipality, Quebec[9]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
42,780
39,735 Increase 1.0% 92.88% 1,105 Decrease 8.3% 2.58% 250 Decrease 13.8% 0.58% 1,690 Increase 13.8% 3.95%
2011
42,340
39,360 Increase 3.6% 92.96% 1,205 Increase 25.5% 2.85% 290 Increase 1.8% 0.68% 1,485 Decrease 27.7% 3.51%
2006
41,275
37,975 Decrease 2.1% 92.00% 960 Decrease 5.4% 2.33% 285 Decrease 5.0% 0.69% 2,055 Increase 18.4% 4.98%
2001
41,845
38,795 Decrease 4.4% 92.71% 1,015 Decrease 19.8% 2.43% 300 Decrease 15.5% 0.72% 1,735 Decrease 8.1% 4.15%
1996
43,780
40,565 n/a 92.66% 1,265 n/a 2.89% 355 n/a 0.81% 1,595 n/a 3.64%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 376772 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 890 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: La Vallée-de-l'Or, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Regroupements de municipalités réalisés entre le 1er janvier 2001 et le 31 décembre 2011" (PDF) (in French). Government of Quebec. February 2012. p. 21. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  10. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map




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