Saint-Boniface, Quebec

Saint-Boniface is a municipality in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada.

Saint-Boniface

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Saint-Bo
Motto(s): 
Omnia ad bonum, nihil ad malum
("Everything for Good, Nothing for Evil")
Location within Maskinongé RCM.
Saint-Boniface
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°30′N 72°49′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMauricie
RCMMaskinongé
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1962
Government
  MayorClaude Caron
  Federal ridingBerthier—Maskinongé
  Prov. ridingSaint-Maurice
Area
  Total112.00 km2 (43.24 sq mi)
  Land109.07 km2 (42.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
  Total4,511
  Density41.4/km2 (107/sq mi)
  Pop 2006-2011
7.9%
  Dwellings
2,006
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
G0X 2L0
Area code(s)819
Highways
A-55

Route 153
Route 350
Websitewww.municipalite
saint-boniface.ca

On April 5, 2003, the village municipality of Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan changed its legal status and its name and became the municipality of Saint-Boniface.[4]

Demographics

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 4511 (2006 to 2011 population change: 7.9%)
  • Population in 2006: 4180
  • Population in 2001: 3998
  • Population in 1996: 3998
  • Population in 1991: 3813

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1837 (total dwellings: 2006)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1%
  • French as first language: 98.8%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0.2%

References

  1. Reference number 377986 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. Geographic code 51085 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. "(Code 2451085) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2003-12-12. Retrieved 2012-03-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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