• Get the lowdown on Québec, Canada's biggest Francophone province

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    From bustling Montreal to historic, cobblestoned Québec City and the mighty St Lawrence River - Québec mixes old Europe with metropolitan style and jaw-dropping natural beauty French-speaking Québec (95% of the population speak it as their first or second language) is a vast province - in fact, nearly three times the size of France, which colonised it between 1608 and 1759. There's a huge swathe of wilderness up in Nord-du-Québec, with the majority of the population concentrated around the southern regions, mostly in the Greater Montreal area. Fun-loving, festival-obsessed Montreal itself...
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