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Southeastern Quebec

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Southeastern Quebec is a coastal region in Quebec with small towns and villages hugging the coast. It is east of Quebec City and south of the St. Lawrence River. The Gaspé is considered particularly scenic.


Map of Southeastern Quebec
between the St. Lawrence River and northern Maine
  Gaspé Peninsula
rugged peninsula jutting into the Gulf of St. Lawrence


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This is the most "maritime" part of Quebec. It's economy and culture are, much like neighbouring New England or Atlantic Canada, heavily influenced by the sea. This area was first explored by Europeans (mainly people from the Basque-speaking region of France) hunting for whales, before later becoming a French-speaking agricultural settlement using the St. Lawrence River for transportation.

Nowadays, whale-watching, not hunting, is an important industry here along with fishing and farming.


French is the primary language of communication here, and you hardly hear any English spoken, although many younger people are bilingual.

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