Chaudière-Appalaches

  • Population: 421,832 inhabitants
  • Size: 15,073 km2
  • Main cities: Lévis (144,040 inhabitants), Saint-Georges (32,599 inhabitants), Thetford Mines (25,554 inhabitants), Sainte-Marie (13,663 inhabitants), Montmagny (11,319 inhabitants)

Economy and employment in Chaudière-Appalaches

  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: animal production, maple sugaring, emerging productions (bison, boar, quail), energy and organic farming, food processing
  • Forestry industry
  • Manufacturing industry: technical textile material and composite materials and plastics manufacturing
  • Finance and insurance

For more information on the economy: Services Québec

Nature and culture

  • Outdoor activities: Parc régional des Appalaches, Massif du Sud Regional Park, Réserve écologique de la Serpentine-de-Coleraine, Parc des Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, Parc national de Frontenac, Grand Lake Saint-François, Île aux Grues, and more
  • Celebrations and festivals: Festival du bûcheux, Fête d’hiver in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, and more
  • Cultural heritage: Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site, La Seigneurie des Aulnaies, Musée minéralogique et minier of Thetford Mines, Musée maritime du Québec, and more

For more information: Tourisme Chaudière-Appalaches

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