Québec is a predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada, with two vibrant cities in its south connected by the Chemin du Roy highway that runs along the Saint Lawrence River. It is home to Montreal, Canada's second most populous city.
Quebec City, the province's capital, is also one of Canada's top ten largest cities. Quebec is well known for its maple syrup production, comedy, and for making hockey one of Canada's most popular sports.
It is also well-known for its culture; the province produces literature, music, films, TV shows, festivals, folklore, and other forms of entertainment.
Quebec's Top 10 Biggest Cities
Montréal is the biggest city of Canada's province of Québec. The city is centered on Montreal Island and a number of peripheral islands in the Hochelaga Archipelago, also known as the Montreal Islands, which are part of the Hochelaga Province of Quebec.
Québec is a predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada, with two vibrant cities in its south connected by the Chemin du Roy highway that runs along the Saint Lawrence River.
It is the largest province in terms of land area and the second-largest in terms of population. The majority of the population is concentrated in the cities along the St. Lawrence River, between Montreal, the most populous city, and Quebec City, the provincial capital.
The metropolis Montréal is named after Mt. Royal, a triple-peaked hill in the city's heart. Québec City, which dates back to 1608, retains its old colonial core, Place Royale, and historic harbor, Vieux Port, which is now known for nightlife.
Ottawa - Gatineau (236,329)
Gatineau is a city in Quebec. It is part of Canada's National Capital Region and is located on the northern bank of the Ottawa River, directly across from Ottawa, Ontario.
Ottawa and Gatineau are cities on opposite banks of the Ottawa River, with English-speaking Ottawa on the Ontario side and French-speaking Gatineau on the Quebec side. They form a metropolitan area with a population of over one million people.
Sherbrooke is a city in the province of Quebec, Canada. It is located in the Estrie administrative region, at the confluence of the Saint-François and Magog rivers.
The English-speaking population of Sherbrooke is roughly equal to one percent of the entire English-speaking population of Quebec.
Sherbrooke is Estrie's primary economic, political, cultural, and institutional center, and was known as the Queen of the Eastern Townships at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Trois-Rivières is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. The Boréalis museum on the riverfront chronicles the history of the local paper industry. The Centre d'exposition Raymond-Lasnier, located nearby, exhibits contemporary art. The Quebec Museum of Folk Culture investigates the cultural life of Québécois. Trois-Rivières, rich in history, proudly displays its illustrious past. All it takes is a stroll through the city's historic district to appreciate its allure and beauty.
Chicoutimi - Jonquière (103,934)
Jonquière is a borough of the city of Saguenay in Quebec's Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region. It is situated near the borough of Chicoutimi on the Saguenay River.
Chicoutimi is the city of Saguenay's most populous borough (arrondissement) in Quebec, Canada. It is located at the meeting point of the Saguenay and Chicoutimi rivers. It grew to be the main administrative and commercial center of the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region during the twentieth century.
Saint-Jérôme is a suburban city located on the Rivière du Nord, about 45 kilometers northwest of Montreal. The town is connected to the Laurentian Mountains and their resorts by the Autoroute des Laurentides.
Québec Autoroute 15, which is part of the Trans-Canada Highway system, and Québec Route 117 serve Saint-Jérôme. Furthermore, Québec Routes 158 and 333 run through the city.
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is a city in eastern Montérégie, Quebec, Canada, about 40 kilometers southeast of Montreal. It is located on the west bank of the Richelieu River, at Lake Champlain's northernmost navigable point.
Located on the Chateauguay River and the Lac St-Louis, a tributary of the St. Lawrence River, Châteauguay is a Montreal suburb off-island.
Châteauguay, once known as a dairying and fruit-growing center, is now primarily a residential suburb 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Montreal. Road conduits and doors are among the products made in the town.
Drummondville is a city in Quebec's Centre-du-Québec region, east of Montreal on the Saint-François River. Drummondville bills itself as Quebec's Capital of Expression and Traditions, with attractions centered on both past and present culture. The Village Québécois d'Antan is the main attraction.