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Laurentides

Quebec time 07 h 43
Sherbrooke 11°C

The Laurentians… true majesty just 45 minutes from Montreal! You are invited to discover a region with exceptional landscapes. From wide-open nature to lively villages, the Laurentians region has a long and exciting history. Write your own story in this fabulously decorated area with festive atmospheres and natural getaways. You will discover four distinct seasons, each of which has its own charm, activities, sports, and festivals! Whether the backdrop is snow, lush greenery, or autumn colours, our outdoors is always in style, offering you a choice of adventures, gentle or on the wilder side… an ideal and inspiring setting for your studies!

  • Size: 20 544 km2
  • Main cities: Saint-Jérôme (72,111 inhabitants), Blainville (56,606 inhabitants),  Mirabel (47,954 inhabitants), Saint-Eustache (44,900 inhabitants), Boisbriand (27,389 inhabitants)

 

For more information: Tourisme Laurentides

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Economy

  • High technology: aeronautics
  • Forestry and wood processing sectors
  • Tourism
  • Construction and retail trade sectors
  • Pulp and paper and textile manufacturing businesses
  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: orchards, market gardening, forage crops, milk, beef cattle, maple products, ornamental horticulture, alcoholic beverages, agritourism businesses

 

For more information on the economy: Services Québec

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592 683 residents
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