Do they speak English in Saguenay?
This table shows the percentage of the population by knowledge of official languages….Figure 4.1 Population by knowledge of official languages, Saguenay, 2011.
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What is so special about Saguenay River?
Upstream of Chicoutimi, the fjord becomes a river that is the only outlet for the waters of Lac Saint-Jean and its immense 79,000 km2 drainage basin. The Saguenay River has an average discharge of 1200 m3/s, with peak flows of 1600 m3/s in flood season.
Is the Saguenay River salty?
It is here the fresh, warm waters of the tributaries float in layers over the cold, salty brine beneath. The deep Saguenay waters are the breeding grounds of the beluga and minke whales may be sighted in its depths.
Where does the word Saguenay come from?
Etymology. The name Saguenay is possibly derived from the Innu word “Saki-nip”, which means “where water flows out”.
What is the most English town in Quebec?
Most of Quebec’s English-speaking population resides in the Montreal region on the Island of Montreal.
Where is Saguenay Lac St Jean?
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean (French pronunciation: [saɡnɛ lak sɛ̃ ʒɑ̃], locally [saɡne lak sẽ ʒã]) is a region in Quebec, Canada. It contains the Saguenay Fjord, the estuary of the Saguenay River, stretching through much of the region.
Does the Saguenay River have tides?
Ha! River, rivière à Mars, rivière à Benjamin, rivière du Moulin, rivière aux Rats, Chicoutimi River, rivière aux Sables, La Petite Décharge. The Saguenay River (French: Rivière Saguenay) is a major river of Quebec, Canada. Tide waters flow in its fjord upriver as far as Chicoutimi (about 100 kilometres).
Is Saguenay a river or a fjord?
Classified among the longest fjords in the world, the Saguenay Fjord is over 105 km long. It is made up of three basins defined by sills, including one shallow (20 m) sill 7 km from the mouth of the river.