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10 Interesting Facts About Gatineau

Facts About Gatineau

  • Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada.
  • Gatineau is coextensive with a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality and census division of the same name, whose geographical code is 81.
  • Gatineau is the fourth-largest city in the province after Montreal, Quebec City, and Laval.
  • The Estimated Population of Gatineau is 276,245.
  • Gatineau is the seat of the judicial district of Hull.
  • Gatineau is located on the northern bank of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, Ontario, together with which it forms Canada’s National Capital Region.
  • Gatineau’s major industry is the manufacture of pulp and paper, processed from logs floated down to the city on the Gatineau River; this activity dates to the opening of its first mill in 1927.
  • The current city of Gatineau is centred on an area formerly called Hull, the oldest European colonial settlement in the National Capital Region.
  • Gatineau is the fourth largest city in Quebec after Montreal, Quebec City, and Laval.
  • The larger communities within Gatineau are: Aylmer, Buckingham, Gatineau, Hull & Masson-Angers.
Facts About Gatineau
Facts About Gatineau

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