Have you ever wondered what life is like in a francophone country? In this series, you will explore a new location every week. Today, we'll take a look at Québec.
That's hello in Québec.
Quebec isn't a country, it's one of ten provinces in Canada! Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second largest by population. Although Canada is a bilingual country, Quebec is a French-speaking province. Quebec is a vibrant multicultural province, often earning it recognition as the “Europe of North America”. Quebec is also famous for its vast forests, rolling hills and countless waterways. In fact, Quebec has approximately 1 million lakes and waterways, giving it more fresh water than any other province.
Capital: Quebec City
Population: 8.485 million
Currency: Canadian dollar
Official language(s): French
Area: 1.668 million square kilometres
The Chateau Frontenac Hotel in Quebec City holds the Guinness World Record for the most photographed hotel in the world!
Canada produces 70% of the world's maple syrup and 90% of that comes from Quebec.
Poutine originated in Quebec.
Quebec was almost an independent country.
Doesn't this make you want to visit Québec?!