From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Saguenay. Saguenay (/ ˈsæɡəneɪ, ˌsæɡəˈneɪ / SAG-ə-nay, -NAY, French: [saɡnɛ], locally [-ne]) is a city in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Quebec City by overland route.
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Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is a region in Quebec, Canada. It contains the Saguenay Fjord, the estuary of the Saguenay River, stretching through much of the region. It is also known as Sagamie in French, from the first part of "Saguenay" and the last part of "Piekouagami", the Innu name for Lac Saint-Jean, with the final "e" added to follow the model of other existing region names such as Mauricie, Témiscamie, Jamésie, and Matawinie. The name Saguenay is possibly derived from the Innu word...
The population of the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region was 276,368 at the Canada 2016 Census, representing 3.5% of Quebec's population. It is concentrated primarily in three clusters: the city of Saguenay, the city of Alma and the agglomeration of Roberval, Saint-Félicien and Dolbeau-Mistassini. Saguenay, the region's largest city, is located slightly west of the fjord, mostly south of the river.
The flag was incorporated in 1938 on the centenary of the first settlers' arrival in 1838 and was created by Mgr. Victor Tremblay, a local historian. The four colours represent the four elements of the richness of Saguenay: the grey cross represents aluminum, which is an important product of local industry; the red border represents the inhabitants' labour; green, at the top represents the forest; and yellow, at the bottom, represents agriculture.
Following the Saguenay municipal reorganization in 2002, the region now counts 49 municipalities. Regional County Municipalities 1. Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality 2. Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Regional County Municipality 3. Le Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality 4. Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality Independent City Saguenay Native Reserve Mashteuiatsh within Le Domaine-du-Roy, Sources: Government of Quebec, Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Each school service centre give services to five school distics of 20 in the region: 1. Centre de services scolaire de la Jonquière 2. Centre de services scolaire du Lac-Saint-Jean 3. Centre de services scolaire du Pays-des-Bleuets 4. Centre de services scolaire des Rives-du-Saguenay The whole region is part of the anglophone district Central Quebec School Board. Francophone centres
Print. The city's main daily newspaper is Le Quotidien. Le Journal de Québec also publishes a special edition for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region. Other newspapers now or formerly published in the city include Le Réveil, as well as student newspapers published at the city's colleges and at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.
Pages in category "Saguenay, Quebec" The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
The Saguenay River (French: Rivière Saguenay) is a major river of Quebec, Canada. It drains Lac Saint-Jean in the Laurentian Highlands, leaving at Alma and running east; the city of Saguenay is located on the river. It drains into the Saint Lawrence River.
(September 2018) Click for important translation instructions. Petit-Saguenay is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality. The municipality, located on Route 170 near L'Anse-Saint-Jean, had a population of 828 in the Canada 2001 Census, which dropped to 780 in the 2006 census.
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Chicoutimi /ʃɪˈkuːtɪmi/ is the most populous borough of the city of Saguenay in Quebec, Canada. It is situated at the confluence of the Saguenay and Chicoutimi rivers. During the 20th century, it became the main administrative and commercial centre of the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region. In 2002 it merged into the new city of Saguenay and forms the heart of the 5th-largest urban area of the province of Quebec. At the 2011 census, its population was 66,547.
What was ultimately to become the centre of the borough of Chicoutimi was first settled by French colonists in 1676 as a trading post in the fur trade. At that time, the Saguenay and the Chicoutimi rivers had been used as waterways by the Montagnais tribes for centuries. The name Chicoutimi means the end of the deep water in the Innu language. After the British seized Lower Canada, the Chicoutimi trading post continued to operate only until 1782, as the fur trade had moved further west of the Gr
Chicoutimi is located in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region on the western end of the Saguenay Fjord; most of the borough, including the downtown section, is on the south shore of the Saguenay River. It is the geographical centre of the city of Saguenay; the Jonquière and La Baie boroughs adjoin on the west and east sides. Chicoutimi is about 200 kilometres north of Quebec City and 126 kilometres northwest upriver from Tadoussac, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence River. The former cities ...
The city has been home to the QMJHL's Chicoutimi Saguenéens since 1973. They play at the Centre Georges-Vézina.
Saguenay (/ ˈsæɡəneɪ, ˌsæɡəˈneɪ / SAG-ə-nay, -NAY, French: [saɡnɛ], locally [-ne]) is a city in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Quebec City by overland route.
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