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We invite you to join us and dive into the enormous sky of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, to be enchanted by its reflection in over 22,000 lakes and rivers. Here, you can lose yourself in stunning landscapes, your breath taken away by moments of beauty of a sunset or an aurora borealis. Here, with creativity as large as our open skies, we build pride as deep as our lakes. Here, the people are warm and passionate. Here, you are truly welcome.

  • Size: 57,349 km2
  • Main cities: Rouyn-Noranda (41,927 inhabitants), Val-d’Or (32,723 inhabitants), Amos (12,778 inhabitants), La Sarre (7,511 inhabitants), Malarctic (3,390 inhabitants)


For more information: Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: cattle production is part of the “Agriculture nordique axée sur la production bovine” niche of excellence
  • Natural resources: agricultural, forest, mineral and hydric
  • Mining industry:  copper, zinc and nickel deposits, precious metals, foundry
  • Manufacturing sector: sawmills, pulp and paper and wood products manufacturing companies
  • Hydroelectric and thermal power plants


For more information on the economy: Services Québec


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