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Verdun, Quebec (Ville)

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Verdun is a former city on the Island of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada. It is now in the Borough of Verdun. It was amalgamated into Montreal in 2002. Verdun was founded in 1671, making it one of Canada's oldest cities. In 1956, Ile des Soeurs was amalgamated with Verdun, which is on the Island of Montreal. In 2002, the municipality of Verdun was merged with the city of Montreal. Although very close to downtown Montreal, it is separated from it by the Canal de l'Aqueduc. It is also located next to the Champlain Bridge, the main bridge from Montreal to the suburbs on the South Shore of the St. Lawrence River. On 3 September 1978, Montreal's metro system began operating in Verdun.
Verdun is a predominantly middle-working-class neighbourbood. In the early part of the 20th century, it had a majority English-speaking population. It is now predominantly French-speaking. It is one of the very few areas in Quebec to ban bars within its borders, although restaurants with bars are allowed. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Verdun enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. It is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition also.

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