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Encyclopedia > Beauport (Quebec City)

Beauport is a borough of Quebec City, on the St. Lawrence River. Population (2001): 72,813 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. ... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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Quebec City, Quebec (429 words)
The city is perched on Cap Diamant, a large rock outcropping at the edge of the Saint Lawrence River, whose topography encouraged its defensive use.
Quebec City is known for its Winter Carnival[?] and for the massive Château Frontenac hotel that dominates the skyline of the old town.
In April 2001, Quebec City hosted the Summit of the Americas to discuss the Free Trade Area of the Americas; it also hosted massive anti-globalization demonstrations, provoked both by the summit and by the decision to wall off a large portion of the historic city with a four-metre-high chain-link fence for the duration.
Quebec City - definition of Quebec City in Encyclopedia (1026 words)
Quebec City is served by Jean Lesage International Airport, which is located in the borough of Sainte-Foy.
The city is served by VIA Rail (Gare du Palais), and is the eastern terminus of the railway's main Quebec City-Windsor corridor.
Quebec City was captured by the British in 1629 and held until 1632.
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