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Centre-du-Québec has plenty of surprises in store for those who explore its paths. Bordered by the majestic Saint-Lawrence River and buttressed by the Appalachian Mountains, this region invites you to discover its major cities as well as all of its indubitably charming little villages. The region’s varied landscapes set it apart from the rest, particularly for cyclists and motorcycle riders. We also have several thematic roadways to discover: The Route to Gourmet Delights, with its incredible variety of local producers, and the Route des Navigateurs, with its many attractions and riverside stops, are just a few examples of what the region has to offer. In Centre-du-Québec, the people are welcoming and the places to visit are many!

  • Size: 6 920 km2
  • Main cities: Drummondville (74 940 inhabitants), Victoriaville (45 166 inhabitants), Bécancour (12 849 inhabitants), Nicolet (8 018 inhabitants), Plessiville (6 644 inhabitants)


For more information: Tourisme Centre-du-Québec

Top 5 regional activities


  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: cranberry production and processing; seed, animal, grain, maple products, organic products, berry and processed foods production
  • Manufacturing sector: machinery, metal products, paper, wood products and transportation material production
  • Specialized sectors in advanced technology and heavy industries (aluminum smelters, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurship


For more information on the economy: Services Québec


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