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Charlesbourg, Quebec (Ville)

Canada is a country in the northern half of North America. It is the 2nd largest country in the world in area, after Russia, and has the longest coastline of any country in the world, being next to the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans. Canada has the highest mountain range in the whole world. Around 30 million people live in Canada's ten provinces and three territories. Ottawa is the capital of Canada. 
Charlesbourg is an area of Quebec City, in the northeastern part of the city and West of the city of Beauport. In 2001, the population of the city was 70,310 and an area of 66.28 square kilometers. The name Charlesbourg originates from this time from a chapel built at Bourg Royal, in honour of St Charles Borromee. The village site at the Trait Carre had a rather characteristic triangular parceling out of the land radiating outwards from a central square, in the centre of which the church was located.
Charlesbourg is rich in architectural landmarks the church, the Jesuits grist mill and 15 other houses dating back to the pre 1830 period and about 40 other buildings typical of the second half of the 19th century.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Charlesbourg is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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