Robert-Cliche Regional County Municipality
Robert-Cliche is a regional county municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region in southeastern Quebec, Canada, on the Chaudière River, between La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality and Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality.
|Coordinates: 46°12′N 70°49′W|
|Effective||January 1, 1982|
|• Prefect||Jean-Rock Veilleux|
|• Total||844.80 km2 (326.18 sq mi)|
|• Land||840.10 km2 (324.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||22.8/km2 (59/sq mi)|
| • Change|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||418 and 581|
Established in 1982 as a successor to Beauce County, Robert-Cliche is made of ten municipalities and is mainly French-speaking. The territory is a mix of urban and rural. Beauceville, the county seat, is the most populous municipality.
It is named after Quebec politician, writer, lawyer and judge Robert Cliche. He was born in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, one of Robert-Cliche's municipalities.
There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:
- Reference number 141042 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- Geographic code 270 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
- "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Robert-Cliche, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
- Gouvernement du Québec, Ministère des Transports (30 May 2015). "Transports Québec : Québec 511 - Carte routière". gouv.qc.ca.
- (in French) Robert-Cliche Regional County Municipality
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