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2001 population: 1,039,534
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Second largest French-speaking city in the world.

Montreal is a city in the province of Quebec. It is on the Saint Lawrence River.

The city derives from "Mont Royal."

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Filming location for 1997 movie, "Batman & Robin" and 2000 movie, "The Whole Nine Yards" and 2007 movie, "Blades of Glory" and 2004 movie, "The Aviator" and 2004 movie, "The Terminal" and 2006 movie, "300"
Well-known residents have included:
· Collen Dewhurst, actress
· Mario Lemieux, hockey player
· Rufus Wainwright, musician
· Pierre Elliott Trudeau, prime minister
· William Shatner, actor
· Oscar Peterson, jazz musician
· Celine Dion, singer
· Leonard Cohen, singer and composer
Local festivals include:
· Festivalissimo - March 1-31, 2007
· Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - April 18-22, 2007
· International Festival of Arts - June 20-July 15, 2007
· International Jazz Festival - June 28-July 8, 2007
· New Music Festival - Feb. 24-March 8, 2007
· International Festival of Films on Art - March 8-18, 2007
· African and Creole Film Festival - April 19-29, 2007
· International Tango Festival - July 7-15, 2007
· Fete des Neiges - Jan. 27-Feb. 11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Montreal web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mont-Royal
Performing arts: Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montr?al, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Victoria Bridge, Jacques-Cartier Bridge, Champlain Bridge, Honor? Mercier Bridge
Attractions: Saint Joseph?s Oratory, Biodome, La Ronde amusement park, Montr?al Botanical Garden, Notre-Dame Basilica, Casino de Montr?al
Sports teams: Alouettes (CFL), Canadiens (NHL)
Historic sites and museums: Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps Museum, Centre d'histoire de Montr?al, Montreal Science Centre, Cit? Historia, Mus?e d'histoire du Sault-au-R?collet, Mus?e des ondes Emile Berliner, Herbier Marie-Victorin, Mus?e national de l'?ducation, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Redpath Museum, Biosph?re, Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum, Chapelle des Soeurs des Saints Noms de J?sus et de Marie, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Mus?e des Hospitali?res de l'H?tel-Dieu de Montr?al, ?comus?e du Fier Monde, Mus?e Marc-Aur?le Fortin, Just for Laughs Museum, Atelier d'histoire Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Pr?tres de Saint-Sulpice de Montr?al, Maison Saint-Gabriel, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Ch?teau Ramezay Museum, Insectarium de Montr?al, Museum of Fine Arts, McCord Museum of Canadian History, Stewart Museum, Mus?e des Soeurs Grises, Montreal History Centre, Pointe-?-Calli?re Museum
Colleges and universities: Coll?ge Andr?-Grasset, Dawson College, C?gep Marie-Victorin, Coll?ge de Bois-de-Boulogne, University of Montreal, Coll?ge de Rosemont, Coll?ge LaSalle, McGill University, Coll?ge de Maisonneuve, Marianopolis College, C?gep du Vieux-Montr?al, Coll?ge Ahuntsic, HEC Montreal, Concordia University, Ecole de technologie superieure, Universit? du Quebec a Montreal
"...It is above all an inconsolable city - it weeps still for that clash of distant powers which, two centuries ago, first tossed it from empire to empire, culture to culture."
-- City to City
Jan Morris
Transit: STM, AMT
Listed places in Montreal:
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 Cemeteries in Montreal include Cimetiere de Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, Cimetiere Juif Baron de Hirch, Cimetiere Saint-Francois-d'Assise

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Colleges and universities in Montreal include Concordia University, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, HEC Montreal, McGill University, Universite de Montreal, Universite Laval

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Newspapers in Montreal include Courrier Ahuntsic, Courrier Bordeaux-Cartierville, Flambeau Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Journal de Rosemont-Petite-Patrie, L'Express d'Outremont-Mont-Royal, L'Informateur de Riviere-des-Prairies, La Presse, Le Devoir, Le Guide de Montreal-Nord, Le Journal de Montreal ... More newspapers

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