Blanc-Sablon, Quebec


Blanc-Sablon, Quebec

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established_date3 = January 1, 1990
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url = http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/popdwell/Table.cfm?T=302&SR=51&S=1&O=A&RPP=25&PR=24&CMA=0
title = Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
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date = 2007-03-13
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title = Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
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Blanc-Sablon, Quebec is the easternmost community in the province of Quebec, Canada.

It lies on the north coast of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, between the communities of Côte-Nord-du-Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent and L'Anse-au-Clair, in Labrador.

While the municipality is made up of three villages,Blanc Sablon, Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, and Brador Bay,it is the most populous municipality in the Basse-Côte-Nord Territory of Quebec, with a population of 1,263cite web
url = http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/popdwell/Table.cfm?T=302&SR=51&S=1&O=A&RPP=25&PR=24&CMA=0
title = Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
work = Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population
date = 2007-03-13
accessdate = 2007-08-22
] inhabitants.

Blanc-Sablon is the eastern terminus of a coastal ferry service operating from Rimouski and Sept-Îles along the north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence; this service is subsidized by the government of Quebec. It is also the northern terminus of a ferry service operating across the Strait of Belle Isle between the island of Newfoundland and the province's mainland territory of Labrador. The ferry, subsidized entirely by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador connects with a southern terminus at St. Barbe, Newfoundland and Labrador.

References

External links

* [http://www.blancsablon.com Blanc-Sablon Tourism]
* [http://www.christellefv.com/blancsablon/ Blanc-Sablon homepage]
* [http://www.thelowernorthshore.com/ Lower North Shore Community Web Site]


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