Real Estate in Gaspé, Quebec
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Gaspé is a city at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of eastern Quebec in Canada. Gaspé is located about 650 kilometres (400 mi) northeast of Quebec City, and 350 kilometres (220 mi) east of Rimouski. As of the Canada 2011 Census, the city had a total population of 15,163.
In addition to the city, Gaspé's territory includes the communities of Cap-aux-Os, Cap-des-Rosiers, Douglastown, Haldimand, Jersey Cove, L'Anse-à-Fugère, L'Anse-à-Valleau, L'Anse-au-Griffon, Penouille, Petit-Cap, Petite-Rivière-au-Renard, Pointe-Jaune, Rivière-au-Renard, Rivière-Morris, Sandy Beach, Saint-Majorique, Saint-Maurice-de-l'Échouerie, Wakeham, and York Centre. The city's territory occupies 1,440 square kilometres (560 sq mi) and borders the sea and the St. Lawrence River for some 130 km (81 mi). French is the first language learnt by most of Gaspé's population where nearly 90% of the population is French Canadian.
Gaspé is where Jacques Cartier took possession of New France (now part of Canada) in the name of François I of France on July 24, 1534.