Quebec City

Provincial capital city in Quebec, Canada

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Quebec City: Provincial capital city in Quebec, Canada
Quebec City, officially Québec, is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. As of July 2016 the city had a population of 531,902, and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296. It is the eleventh largest city and the seventh largest metropolitan area in Canada.


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