Québec City – Quebec’s capital with a French flair
The capital of the province of Quebec is located on the north bank of the St. Lawrence River. With 516,622 inhabitants, it is the second largest city in the province and the eleventh largest in Canada. The well-preserved old town with city walls and numerous French-style buildings Québec City is considered the most European city in North America. In 1985 UNESCO declared the old town and the fortifications a World Heritage Site.
The metropolitan area Comminute metropolitan de Québec has 765.700 inhabitants. Economic priorities are the service sector, tourism, and research-intensive cutting-edge technologies.
The motto of Québec City is: (I will use God’s gift well)
More up-to-date information from Québec City can be found at www.ville.quebec.qc.ca