Mont-Valin is an unorganized territory in the Canadian province of Quebec. It makes up over 87% of Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality and is the largest subdivision of the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region. The territory, named after Mount Valin, had a population of 5 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and covered a land area of 35,080.51 km2.
Location in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Quebec.
|Coordinates: 48°37′N 70°48′W|
|Constituted||February 18, 2002|
|• Federal riding||Chicoutimi—Le Fjord|
|• Prov. riding||Dubuc|
|• Total||38,032.30 km2 (14,684.35 sq mi)|
|• Land||35,080.51 km2 (13,544.66 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.0/km2 (0/sq mi)|
|• Pop (2006–11)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
The territory has one settlement: the hamlet of Chutes-des-Passes, located 160 kilometres (99 mi) north of Chicoutimi (49°50′23″N 71°09′55″W). It was founded in 1941, when Alcan built a dam on the Peribonka River. When operation of the dam was automated in 1974, the community was almost entirely abandoned.
- Population in 2011: 5 (2006 to 2011 population change: -66.7%)
- Population in 2006: 15
- Population in 2001: 20
- Population in 1996: 2
- Population in 1991: 5
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 3 (total dwellings: 4)
- Reference number 149749 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Mont-Valin
- "Mont-Valin census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-10-25.
- "Chute-des-Passes (hameau)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2010-10-25.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census