La Pêche

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La Pêche
Skyline of La Pêche
Location within Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM.
Location within Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM.
La Pêche is located in Western Quebec
La Pêche
La Pêche
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°41′N 75°59′W / 45.683°N 75.983°W / 45.683; -75.983Coordinates: 45°41′N 75°59′W / 45.683°N 75.983°W / 45.683; -75.983[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionOutaouais
RCMLes Collines-de-l'Outaouais
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1975
Government
 • MayorGuillaume Lamoureux
 • Federal ridingPontiac
 • Prov. ridingGatineau
Area
 • Total616.50 km2 (238.03 sq mi)
 • Land584.65 km2 (225.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total7,619
 • Density13.0/km2 (34/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 1.9%
 • Dwellings
4,490
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 105
Route 366
Websitewww.villelapeche.qc.ca

La Pêche (French pronunciation: ​[la pɛːʃ], Quebec French pronunciation: [la paɪ̯ʃ]) is a municipality along both sides of the Gatineau River in Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada, about 30 km (19 mi) north of downtown Gatineau. It comprises the following villages and communities:

  • Duclos
  • East Aldfield
  • Edelweiss
  • Farrellton
  • Lac-des-Loups (Wolf Lake)
  • Lascelles, Rupert and Alcove
  • Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham
  • Saint-François-de-Masham
  • Saint-Louis-de-Masham
  • Wakefield

Bordering on the north side of the Gatineau Park, La Pêche provides multiple access points to this park.

La Pêche was declared Quebec's first and Canada's second fair trade town on November 9, 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 72446 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 82035 in the official Répertoire des municipalités ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2482035) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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