is a Canadian town located between Montreal
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Trois-Rivières means three rivers in French and may refer to:in Canada*Trois-Rivières, the largest city in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada*Circuit Trois-Rivières, a racetrack in Trois-Rivières, Quebec...
on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River
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in the province of Quebec
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. Berthierville is the seat of D'Autray Regional County Municipality
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, and is served by Autoroute 40
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, and is the junction of Routes 138
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Route 158 is an east-west arterial road running between Lachute and Berthierville, north of the Ottawa and Saint Lawrence rivers, in the Laurentides region....
. It is surrounded by the parish municipality of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier
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race car driver Gilles Villeneuve
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grew up in Berthierville.
The Marie Reine du Canada
Pilgrimage column stops at the church of Sainte-Geneviève de Berthierville for Mass on the first day of its three-day walk from Lanoraie
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Cap-de-la-Madeleine is a former city in Quebec, Canada at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice River and the St. Lawrence River. It was amalgamated into the City of Trois-Rivières in 2002. Population 33,022.- History :...
- Population in 2006: 4007 (2001 to 2006 population change: 1.7 %)
- Population in 2001: 3939
- Population in 1996: 3952
- Population in 1991: 3854
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1858 (total dwellings: 1928)
- English as first language: 0.3 %
- French as first language: 96.5 %
- English and French as first language: 0.3 %
- Other as first language: 3.0 %