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2001 population: 1,039,534
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

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 2004 movie, "The Aviator" and 1997 movie, "Batman & Robin" and 2004 movie, "The Terminal" and 2000 movie, "The Whole Nine Yards" and 2006 movie, "300" and 2007 movie, "Blades of Glory"
Well-known residents have included:
· Leonard Cohen, singer and composer
· Pierre Elliott Trudeau, prime minister
· Collen Dewhurst, actress
· William Shatner, actor
· Mario Lemieux, hockey player
· Oscar Peterson, jazz musician
· Rufus Wainwright, musician
· Celine Dion, singer
Local festivals include:
· International Jazz Festival - June 28-July 8, 2007
· Fete des Neiges - Jan. 27-Feb. 11, 2007
· New Music Festival - Feb. 24-March 8, 2007
· Festivalissimo - March 1-31, 2007
· International Festival of Films on Art - March 8-18, 2007
· Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - April 18-22, 2007
· African and Creole Film Festival - April 19-29, 2007
· International Festival of Arts - June 20-July 15, 2007
· International Tango Festival - July 7-15, 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, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montr?al
Victoria Bridge, Jacques-Cartier Bridge, Champlain Bridge, Honor? Mercier Bridge
Attractions: Casino de Montr?al, La Ronde amusement park, Saint Joseph?s Oratory, Montr?al Botanical Garden, Biodome, Notre-Dame Basilica
Sports teams: Alouettes (CFL), Canadiens (NHL)
Historic sites and museums: Atelier d'histoire Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Biosph?re, Centre d'histoire de Montr?al, Chapelle des Soeurs des Saints Noms de J?sus et de Marie, Cit? Historia, Mus?e d'histoire du Sault-au-R?collet, ?comus?e du Fier Monde, Herbier Marie-Victorin, Just for Laughs Museum, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Maison Saint-Gabriel, Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum, Montreal Science Centre, Mus?e des Hospitali?res de l'H?tel-Dieu de Montr?al, Mus?e des ondes Emile Berliner, Mus?e Marc-Aur?le Fortin, Mus?e national de l'?ducation, Pr?tres de Saint-Sulpice de Montr?al, Redpath Museum, Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps Museum, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal History Centre, Museum of Fine Arts, Pointe-?-Calli?re Museum, McCord Museum of Canadian History, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Stewart Museum, Ch?teau Ramezay Museum, Mus?e des Soeurs Grises, Insectarium de Montr?al
Colleges and universities: McGill University, Dawson College, Coll?ge de Bois-de-Boulogne, C?gep du Vieux-Montr?al, Coll?ge de Rosemont, Coll?ge Ahuntsic, Coll?ge LaSalle, Coll?ge Andr?-Grasset, Coll?ge de Maisonneuve, C?gep Marie-Victorin, Marianopolis College, University of Montreal, HEC Montreal, Universit? du Quebec a Montreal, Ecole de technologie superieure, Concordia University
Quotes:
"...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:
 Airports (1)
 Cemeteries (3)
 Colleges (6)
 Communities (15)
 Hotels (90)
 Museums (5)
 Newspapers (21)
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Montreal travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

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Montreal, QC locator map
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Montreal Web sites
 Montreal local government
 Montreal Chamber of Commerce
 Montreal tourism

Ancestry & family history
 Quebec genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Quebec genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 Quebec family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 Quebec archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Arts

  Dance
  Ballets Jazz de Montreal
  Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montr?al

  Music
  Montreal Symphony Orchestra


Attractions
 Montreal museums


Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Montreal include Cimetiere de Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, Cimetiere Juif Baron de Hirch, Cimetiere Saint-Francois-d'Assise

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 Montreal area cemeteries


Communities
 Communities near Montreal

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

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

 Colleges in Quebec

Entertainment
 Movies & TV shows filmed in Montreal

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for Quebec
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Montreal festival web sites:
  FestiBlues International
  Fete des Neiges
  International Festival of Art
  World Film Festival

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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Montreal local government Web site
 Quebec provincial government

History
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Montreal


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Media
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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