Côte-Nord

  • Population: 93,932 inhabitants
  • Size: 236,502 km2
  • Main cities: Sept-Îles (25,671 inhabitants), Baie-Comeau (21,658 inhabitants), Port-Cartier (6,640 inhabitants), Havre-Saint-Pierre (3,471 habitinhabitantsnts), Forestville (3,163 inhabitants)

Economy and employment in Côte-Nord

  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: commercial fishing and marine products processing, berry and potato harvesting, permaculture
  • Natural resource development and processing: energy, forest, mines, metallurgy
  • Niches of excellence: marine resources, science and technology; mineral and metallurgical process engineering
  • Health care and social work sector

For more information on the economy: Services Québec

Nature and culture

  • Outdoor activities: Manicouagan-Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve, Anticosti Island, Mingan Archipelago National Reserve Park, and more
  • Celebrations and festivals: Festival Innu Nikamu, Festival du conte et de la légende de l’Innucadie, Festivent, Festival Marin des Escoumins, Taïga Carnaval, and more
  • Cultural heritage: Vieux-Poste de Traite de Sept-Îles, major dams, Glacier Garden, and more

For more information: Tourisme Côte-Nord

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