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Longueuil, Quebec (Ville)

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Longueuil is a city in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from Montreal, of which it is a suburb. The city merged on January 1, 2002 with the communities of Boucherville, Brossard, Greenfield Park, LeMoyne, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Saint-Hubert and Saint-Lambert. These cities have become boroughs of the new city.
Saint-Lambert and Le Moyne became one borough, and the former city of Longueuil became the borough of Vieux-Longueuil. On June 20, 2004, the boroughs of Boucherville, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville and Brossard voted to demerge from Longueuil and reconstitute themselves as municipalities.
In 2001, the population of the components of the current city of Longueuil totalled 348,091, making it the third largest city in Quebec and 11th largest in Canada. The current city has an area of 273.52 square kilometers and population density is of 1226.8 square kilometers.
In Economy their sources are Aerospace engineering Bombardier, Heroux-Devtek, Pratt and Whitney Canada and Rive-Sud Industry Chamber of Commerce as well as Canadian space agency headquarters. The colleges are CDI College, Champlain Regional College, College Info-Technique, Universite de Montréal Campus, Universite du Quebec a Montreal Campus and Universite de Sherbrooke Campus. Their major hospitals are Charles-Lemoyne Hospital and Pierre-Boucher Hospitality Centre.
The city is also served by the Longueuil Universite-de-Sherbrooke metro station, connected to downtown Montreal by the yellow line of the metro. The Reseau de transport de Longueuil bus lines almost all terminate here or cross over the Champlain Bridge to arrive at the Terminus Rive-Sud in downtown Montreal. The Mont-Saint-Hilaire commuter train line also serves the south shore. Until the mid-1950s, it was served by interurban streetcars operated by the Montreal and Southern Counties Railway. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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