Carignan, Quebec


Carignan, Quebec

Infobox City
official_name = Ville de Carignan
native_name = Town of Carignan
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_type2 = Region
subdivision_type3 = RCM
subdivision_type4 = Electoral district
subdivision_name = CAN
subdivision_name1 = QC
subdivision_name2 = Montérégie (16)
subdivision_name3 = Regional County Municipality of La-Vallée-du-Richelieu
subdivision_name4 = Federal: Chambly—Borduas
MP: Yves Lessard
Provincial: Chambly
MNA: Richard Merlini
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Jean-Guy Legendre
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established_title = Established
established_date = 1855
established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 1965
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area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 62.31
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population_as_of = 2006 Census
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population_total = 7426
population_density_km2 = 119.2
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timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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postal_code_type = Postal code span
postal_code = J3L
area_code = 450
website = [http://villedecarignan.org/ villedecarignan.org/]
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Carignan is a town in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the Richelieu River in the Regional County Municipality of La-Vallée-du-Richelieu. People have lived in Carignan since 1855, but Carignan was incorporated as a city in 1965.

The population of Carignan was 7,426 as of 2006, a 25.5% gain since 2001.Canada 2006 Census.] The city's area is 62.31 km², giving it a density of 119.2 persons per km².

The CIT Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan provides commuter and local bus services.

References

External links

* [http://villedecarignan.org/ Official site]


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