Lanaudière

  • Population: 496,086 inhabitants
  • Size: 12,309 km2
  • Main cities: Terrebonne (112,214 inhabitants), Repentigny (83,967 inhabitants), Mascouche (46,884 inhabitants), L’Assomption (21,967 inhabitants), Joliette  (20,379 inhabitants)

Economy and employment in Lanaudière

  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: farming of vegetables for storage, nurseries, poultry production
  • The service sector employs most of the region’s workers.
  • Niches of excellence: metal fabricating sector as well as furniture and wood products sector

For more information on the economy: Services Québec

Nature and culture

  • Outdoor activities: Parc du Mont-Tremblant, Rouge-Matawin and Mastigouche wildlife reserves, Parc régional du Lac Taureau, and more
  • Celebrations and festivals: Festival de Lanaudière, Festi-Glace in Joliette, and more
  • Cultural heritage: Île-des-Moulins Historic Site, Sir Wilfrid Laurier Canadian National Historic Site, Gilles-Villeneuve Museum, and more

For more information: Tourisme Lanaudière

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