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Encyclopedia > Alma, Quebec
Ville de Alma
(Town of Alma)
Motto: La ville de l'hospilité
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Regional County Municipality Lac-Saint-Jean-Est
1st Amalgamation 1962 (with Isle-Maligne, Naudville, Riverbend and St-Joseph d'Alma.)
2nd Amalgamation 2002 (with Delisle)
Area
 - Land 195.59 km² (75.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)From StatsCan
 - Ville (Town) 29,998
 - Density 153.4/km² (397.3/sq mi)
 - Urban 25,394
 - Metro 32,603
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Website: Alma's Official Site

Alma (2006 Town population: 29,998[1]; CA Population 32,603; UA Population 25,394) is a town located on the southeast coast of Lac Saint-Jean where it flows into the Saguenay River, in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, approximately 175 km north of Quebec City. Alma is the seat of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Regional County Municipality. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... In political geography and international politics a country is a geographical entity, a territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Quebec. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Categories: Stub ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... The city of San Francisco, an example of an urban area. ... Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7...  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), or summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... yet to come ... A Census Agglomeration, or CA is a Canadian census geographic concept used to describe smaller urban areas. ... The city of San Francisco, an example of an urban area. ... Lac Saint-Jean is a large, shallow lake in south-central Quebec, Canada, in the Laurentian Highlands (1003 km2, 63m deep). ... The Saguenay River is a major river of Quebec, Canada. ... Map of Quebec showing Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region in Quebec, Canada is distinguished by its physical beauty, especially the Fjord du Saguenay, the estuary of the Saguenay River, stretching through much of the region. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Motto: « Don de Dieu feray valoir Â» (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Site in the province of Québec Official logo Provincial region Province Country Capitale-Nationale Québec Canada Gentilé Québécois, Québécoise Mayor Jean-Paul LAllier 1989-Dec. ... Categories: Stub ...


The present city of Alma was born in 1962 from the merging of four villages: Isle-Maligne, Naudville, Riverbend and St-Joseph d'Alma. The oldest of the villages, St-Joseph d'Alma, was founded in 1867 by Damase Boulanger. The area became an important industrial center during the 1920s and 1930s with the construction of a hydro-electrical dam on the Grande-Décharge River, a paper mill (Price) and an aluminum smelting plant (Alcan), all of which are still in activity today. 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The 1920s is a decade sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ...


In 2002, Alma amalgamated with Delisle, Quebec. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


External links

  1. ^ Alma Town Population
  • Alma town website
  • Statistics Canada
  • Tourism: Town of Hospitality !

Coordinates: 48°33′19″N, 71°39′18″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Alma, Quebec at AllExperts (195 words)
Alma (2001 population: 30,126) is a town located on the southeast coast of Lac Saint-Jean where it flows into the Saguenay River, in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, approximately 175 km north of Quebec City.
Alma is the seat of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Regional County Municipality.
The present city of Alma was born in 1962 from the merging of four villages: Isle-Maligne, Naudville, Riverbend and St-Joseph d'Alma.
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