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2001 population: 25,918
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Alma is a city in the province of Quebec. It is on the Saguenay River.

The city was named for the 1854 Crimean War battle along the Alma River.


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The city encompasses the communities of Riverbend, Isle-Maligne and Naudville.
Alcan built an aluminum plant here during World War II.

Well-known residents have included:
· Francois-Louis Tremblay, winner of two silver medals at the 2006 Olympics (short track)
Historic sites and museums: L'Odyss?e des B?tisseurs
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Alma Web sites
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Newspapers in Alma include Journal Le Lac-Saint-Jean, Le Bulletin Regional Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

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