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Full nameGatineau
Official nameCity of Gatineau - Ville de Gatineau
Settlement typeCity
MottoFortunae meae, multorum faber ----
Administrative RegionOutaouais
MayorMarc Bureau
Governing bodyGatineau City Council
MPsMathieu Ravignat, Françoise Boivin, Nycole Turmel
MNAsMaryse Gaudreault, Stéphanie Vallée, Charlotte L'Écuyer, Norman MacMillan, Marc Carrière
Total Area132.1 sq mi (342.21 km2)
Total Population242,124 (17th) (2006)
Density (pop.)662.3/km2 (1715.4/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1,130,761 (4th)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
Area code819
Access Routes

Alexandra Bridge
Prince of Wales

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Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth largest city in the province. It is located on the northern banks of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, Ontario, and together they form Canada's National Capital Region. Ottawa and Gatineau comprise a single Census Metropolitan Area. Gatineau had a population of 242,124, and metropolitan population of 1,130,761, as of the 2006 census. In 2009 it had an estimate population of 301,416, and metropolitan estimate of 1,220,674.

Gatineau is coextensive with a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) and census division (CD) of the same name, whose geographical code is 81. It is the seat of the judicial district of Hull.

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