Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec; it has a population of 531,903, as of 2016, while its metropolitan area has a population of 800,296. Quebec City is the second largest city in Quebec, the largest is Montreal, and the eleventh largest city in Canada. Quebec city’s metropolitan area is the seventh largest in Canada. The city has a land area of 485.77 square kilometers while its metropolitan area has a land area of 3,408.7 square kilometers. Thus, the population densities of Quebec City and its metropolitan area are respectively 1,173.2 and 234.8 per square kilometer
The city is notable for its cultures such as Winter Carnival as well as its summer music festival. The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day celebration is another notable event in the city. Moreover, Quebec City also has several other attractions such as Montmorency Falls and so forth.
Furthermore, Quebec City’s economy is strongly centered on tourism, commerce, transport, public administration, services, and defence. Manufacturing accounts for 10% of jobs in the city; the products mainly include chemicals, electrical equipment, electronics, processed food, paper, printed materials and so forth.
To learn more about Quebec City, click here.