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|Other major settlements||Gatineau, Saint-Georges Chaudière-Appalaches, Sherbrooke, Val-d'Or, Saguenay and Trois-Rivières.|
|Languages||95% Quebec French, 5% Canadian English, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Cree and Inuit.|
|Leader||President André Boisclair.|
|Deputy Leader||Vice President -.|
|Head of parliament||Prime Minister -.|
|Type of regime||Parlementry republic.|
|Name of national legislature||National Assembly of Quebec.|
|Area||1,542,056 km2 (595,391 sq mi).|
|Number of international airports||5.|
|Number of major ports||3.|
|State de facto formed||1867.|
|De facto Independence date||1909 as a dominion, but full republican powers were not granted until 1931.|
|Independence de jure recognised on||1909.|
|Currency||Quebec dollar (pegged to the Canadian dollar).|
|Religions||75% Roman Catholic, 20% agnostic, 4% Salvation Army and 1% Sunni Islam.|
|Motto||Je me souviens (French) ("I remember").|
|Imports:||Powered machinery, electronic data processing machinery, hi-tech equipment, mining equipment, food, power-transmission equipment, cement, chemicals and off-road vehicles.|
|Exports:||Hydro-power, gold, silver, galvanised sheet metal, nickel, iron, gravel, cut stone blocks, aircraft, trains, trams, ferry boats, maple syrup, filming locations, electrical components, TVs, wood products and tourist sites.|
|Demonym||Québécois, Québécoise, Quebecer and Quebecker.|
|Anthem||"Gens du pays".|
|Ethnic groups||92% French Québécois, 5% Anglo-Scottish Canadian, 1.5% Cree, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Spanish, 0.25% Inuit and 0.25% Italian.|
|Highest mountain:||1,367 m (4,485 ft) Mount Caubvick (known as Mont D'Iberville in Quebec) is a mountain located on the border between Labrador and Quebec in the Selamiut Range of the Torngat Mountains.|
|Number of military personnel:||125,000.|
|Drives on the:||Left.|
|National sport:||Football and ice hockey.|
|National debt:||Owed £5.5m.|
|GDP per capita (PPP):||$49,624.|
|% Interest rates:||6.4%.|
|% Inflation rates:||6.5%.|
Canadian Confederation formed in 1867, but Quebec became independent of Canada in 1909. Having already enjoyed a great deal of autonomy since 1870, Canada and Quebec and the were granted dominion status in 1931 and 1909. The provinces of Canada gathered themselves in a federation of equals, sworn to see off any threat posed by the USA.
The Anti-Serbia War (1914-1918)Edit
Québec remained neutral.
The Great Depression (1929-1940)Edit
The economy declined sharply for 8 years untill protectionist measures were brought in until the economy was back in order.
The Anti-Hitlerian War (1939-1946)Edit
Québec joined the war on the French side after Germany invaded France.
Québec, which was a Western allie, faced an attempted communist coup in 1970 by thugs from the Front de libération du Québec. National forces were overwhelmed and lost control of the situation, so they called in New England and Canadian forces, who did ruthlessly and horrifically crush the rebels. The riotous Université de Montréal was bombed by the New England Marine Corps. Québec was one of the western allies
A law was passed in 1997 to promote the Cree language throughout primary and secondary schools the Cree parts of the nation.
An American supremacist thug stabbed a Bulgarian, Quebecquar, Louisianan and Canadian spectator at the Atlanta NASCAR track in 2001.
Hydro-Québec is a public utility that manages the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Quebec. It was created in 1944, with Canadian fiscal help. It is the leading employer in the nation and began exporting heaps of electricity to the northern part of the USA and all of New England since 1972. Logging, the film industry, train and tram building, aerospace, ship building, light industry, tourism, electronics, metallurgy and mining are major industries to.
Bombardier Inc. is a world leading aerospace and transportation company.
Far rightist American terrorists bombed a generator at the Jean-Lesage generating station in 1985, but little damage was done and the 3 terrorists were shot dead by security guards.