Difference between revisions of "Centre-du-Québec"
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"Centre-du-Quebec" literally means the "Centre of Quebec". This is a historic term that has not been geographically accurate since 1912, when a large amount of northern territory was added to the Province of Quebec. However, since the vast majority of Quebec's population lives in the southernmost area of the province (along the St.Lawrence River) and most of Quebec's northern territory is relatively inaccessible, the "Centre-du-Quebec" remains the "Centre" of the province for most people's purposes.
There are two scenic driving routes through the area: Route des Jardins and the Route des antiquaires