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Encyclopedia > Amos, Quebec

Amos is a town in northwestern Quebec, Canada on the Harricana River. It is the Regional County Municipality seat of Abitibi Regional County Municipality. The North West territories in which Abitibi was located was owned by the Hudson Bay company and was bought by Canada in 1869. Abitibi itself was then annexed to the province of Quebec on June 13th 1898 by a federal decree. Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 2nd 1,542,056 km² 1,183,128 km² 176,928... Abitibi Regional County Municipality is located in Northwestern Quebec. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Amos was the first colonisation point for the region of Abitibi, with colonization beginning in 1910. The municipality was established in 1914 while the city itself was chartered in 1925. The name of the city came from the maiden name of the wife of Sir Lomer Gouin, then premier of Quebec. for the federal electoral district of a similar name see Abitibi—Témiscamingue Map of Quebec showing Abitibi-Témiscamingue Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a region of Quebec, Canada. ... -1... 1914 (MCMXIV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lomer Gouin The Honourable Sir Jean Lomer Gouin (March 19, 1861 - March 28, 1929) was born in Grondines, Quebec. ...


A related municipality was created in 1917 under the name 'Municipalité de la partie ouest des cantons unis de Figuery et Dalquier' (Municipality of the western part of the united townships of Figury and Dalquier) wich changed name for 'Amos-Ouest' (West-Amos) in 1949. In 1974 the municipality fused with the city of Amos proper.


Another related municipality was created in 1918 under the name 'Municipalité de la partie est des cantons Figuery et Dalquier' (Municipality of the eastern part of the united townships of Figury and Dalquier) wich also changed name later(1950) into Amos-Est (East-Amos). The municipality was finally integrated into the city of Amos itself in 1987.


The main city on the Harricana river, its main resources are spring water and wood products (including paper). A tree trunk as found at the Veluwe, The Netherlands Wood derives from woody plants, notably trees but also shrubs. ... Piece of paper Paper is a thin, flat material produced by the compression of fibers (or fibres). ...


The current mayor of the city is Ulric Chérubin, who happen to be one of the first (if not the first) black mayor in the province of Québec. The term Black Canadian refers to Canadian citizens who are of Caribbean or African descent. ...



According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society and culture. ...

  • Population: 13,044
  • % Change (19962001): −4.3
  • Dwellings: 5,536
  • Area (sq. km.): 430.27
  • Density (persons per sq. km.): 30.3

1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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Communities

  • Amos Ville D'Amos
  • Lac-Gauvin
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Dalquier
North: Saint-Félix-de-Dalquier
West: Trécesson, Sainte-Gertrude-Manneville Amos
Amos completely surrounds the Abitibiwinni First Nation(Pikogan)
East: La Morandière
South: Saint-Mathieu-d'Harricana, Saint-Marc-de-Figuery, Landrienne

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Amos, Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (328 words)
Amos is a town in northwestern Quebec, Canada on the Harricana River.
Abitibi itself was then annexed to the province of Quebec on June 13th 1898 by a federal decree.
Amos was the first colonisation point for the region of Abitibi, with colonization beginning in 1910.
Amos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
AMOS is the name of a series of Israeli (IAI-built) civilian communications satellites in Geostationary orbit (launched 1996, 2003).
Amos Meller is an Israeli composer and conductor.
Amos Tversky was a pioneer of cognitive science.
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