Quebec also has its own cuisine and national symbols. Quebec is well-known for its comedy shows, producing nearly 72 per cent of the world's maple syrup, and making hockey popular in Canada. Between 1534 and 1763, Quebec was called Canada and it was the most developed colony in New France.
Quebec (/ kəˈbɛk / or / kwɪˈbɛk /; French: Québec [kebɛk] (listen)) is a province in the eastern part Canada situated between the Hudson Bay and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. It is the largest of Canada's ten provinces by size. It also has the second-highest number of people, after Ontario.
Quebec City (Ville de Québec in French) is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec. It is the second largest city in Quebec, behind Montreal. It is known for its winter fair, beautiful churches, and an old hotel called Château Frontenac. It is next to the Saint Lawrence River.
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Quebec City (/ k w ɪ ˈ b ɛ k / or / k ə ˈ b ɛ k /; French: Ville de Québec, officially Québec ( ())) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec.As of July 2016 the city had a population of 531,902, and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296.
Quebec has played a special role in French history; the modern province occupies much of the land where French settlers founded the colony of Canada (New France) in the 17th and 18th centuries. The population is predominantly French-speaking and Roman Catholic, with a large Anglophone minority, augmented in recent years by immigrants from Asia.
Old Quebec (French: Vieux-Québec) is the oldest neighbourhood in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. There are two parts: the Upper Town (French: Haute-Ville) and the Lower Town (French: Basse-Ville). It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. People often call Old Quebec the Old City in English.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Quebec Act was a British law passed in 1774. It was about Quebec in Canada. Britain ruled Quebec after the French and Indian War.
Quebec, or Québec in French, (pronounced [kʰwəˈbɛk] or [kʰəˈbɛk] in English and [kebɛk] in French) is a Canadian province, in Eastern Canada, surrounded by the province of Ontario, James Bay and Hudson Bay to the west, by Ungava Bay to the north, by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the provinces of New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador to the east, and by the United States (the states of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine) to the south.
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