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Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality

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Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality
Location of Nicolet-Yamaska
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Nicolet
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Alain Drouin
 • Total 1,182.20 km2 (456.45 sq mi)
 • Land 1,007.83 km2 (389.13 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 22,798
 • Density 22.6/km2 (59/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 0.9%
 • Dwellings 10,661
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website .ca.qc yamaska

Nicolet-Yamaska is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada.

The county seat is Nicolet.


  • Subdivisions 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Transportation 3
    • Access Routes 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


There are 16 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]


Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census
Language Population Pct (%)
French only 21715 97.49%
English only 225 1.01%
Both English and French 40 0.18%
Other languages 295 1.32%


Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[4]

See also


  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 141049 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b c Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality
  3. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec
  4. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External links

  • Nicolet-Yamaska RCM official web portal

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