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  1. 1. QuebeQuebeccQuebec CityQuebec City is the capital of theis the capital of the Canadian province ofCanadian province ofQuebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. ItQuebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. Itis the second most populous city in Quebec after Montrealis the second most populous city in Quebec after Montrealwhich is about 233 kilometres to the southwest. As of the 2006which is about 233 kilometres to the southwest. As of the 2006Canadian Census, the city has a population of 491,142,Canadian Census, the city has a population of 491,142, and theand themetropolitan area has a population of 715,515.metropolitan area has a population of 715,515. Chateau FrontenacChateau FrontenacLocation of Quebec in CanadaLocation of Quebec in CanadaQuebec Citys main trainQuebec Citys main trainstationstation Panorama of Quebec Citys skylinePanorama of Quebec Citys skylineA street in the Lower TownA street in the Lower TownParliament buildingParliament buildingQuebec City, CanadaQuebec City, CanadaQuebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain, a French explorer and diplomat on JulyQuebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain, a French explorer and diplomat on July3, 1608, and at the site of a long abandoned St. Lawrence Iroquoian settlement called3, 1608, and at the site of a long abandoned St. Lawrence Iroquoian settlement calledStadacona. Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America.Stadacona. Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America.In 1665, there were 550 people in 70 houses living in the city.In 1665, there were 550 people in 70 houses living in the city.Quebec City was captured by the British in 1759 and heldQuebec City was captured by the British in 1759 and helduntil 1763.until 1763.Throughout its over four hundred years of existence, QuebecThroughout its over four hundred years of existence, QuebecCity has served as a capital. From 1608 to 1627 and 1632 toCity has served as a capital. From 1608 to 1627 and 1632 to1763, it was capital of French Canada and all of New France.1763, it was capital of French Canada and all of New France.From 1763 to 1791, it was theFrom 1763 to 1791, it was thecapital of the Province of Quebec;capital of the Province of Quebec;from 1791 to 1841, it was thefrom 1791 to 1841, it was thecapital of Lower Canada. Fromcapital of Lower Canada. From1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to1866, it was capital of the Province of Canada; and since 1867, it has been capital of the Province of Quebec.1866, it was capital of the Province of Canada; and since 1867, it has been capital of the Province of Quebec.Quebec CityQuebec CityCanadaCanada©Miki Pitish
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