Boroughs of Montreal

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Island of Montreal now: City of Montreal (366 km²) and 15 independent municipalities

The city of Montreal is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondissements), each with a mayor and council.

Powers

Boroughs and list of all fire halls in the city (listed as Casernes, French for fire hall).

The borough council is responsible for:

  • Fire prevention
  • Removal of household waste and residual materials
  • Funding of community
  • Social and local economic development agencies
  • Planning and management of parks and recreational
  • Cultural and sports facilities, organization of recreational sports and sociocultural activities
  • Maintaining local roads
  • Issuing permits
  • Public consultations for amendments to city planning bylaws
  • Public consultations and dissemination of information to the public
  • Land use planning and borough development.

List of Montreal boroughs

Carte Montréal Arrondissements.svg
Number
(map)
Borough Population
Canada 2011 Census[1]
Area
in km²
Density
per km²
1. Ahuntsic-Cartierville
126,891
24.2
5,252.1
2. Anjou
41,928
13.7
3,064.9
3. Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
165,031
21.4
7,697.3
4. Lachine
41,616
17.7
2,348.5
5. LaSalle
74,276
16.3
4,565.2
6. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
100,390
8.1
12,348.1
7. Le Sud-Ouest
71,546
15.7
4,562.9
8. L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève
18,097
23.6
766.8
9. Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
131,483
25.4
5,174.5
10. Montréal-Nord
83,868
11.1
7,589.9
11. Outremont
23,566
3.9
6,121.0
12. Pierrefonds-Roxboro
68,410
27.1
2,528.1
13. Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles
106,437
42.3
2,517.4
14. Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
134,038
15.9
8,456.7
15. Saint-Laurent
93,842
42.8
2,194.1
16. Saint-Léonard
75,707
13.5
5,612.1
17. Verdun
66,158
9.7
6,809.9
18. Ville-Marie
84,013
16.5
5,085.5
19. Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension
142,222
16.5
8,624.7

List of former boroughs

Prior to 2002 merger Borough (2002-2006) After 2006 demerger
Bold indicates borough after January 1, 2006
Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city) Beaconsfield–Baie-d'Urfé Baie-d'Urfé (town), Beaconsfield (city)
Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town) Côte-Saint-Luc–Hampstead–Montréal-Ouest Côte Saint-Luc (city), Hampstead (town), Montreal West (town)
Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Roxboro (town) Dollard-Des Ormeaux–Roxboro Dollard-des-Ormeaux (city), Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough)
Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town) Dorval–L'Île-Dorval Dorval (city), L'Île-Dorval (town)
L'Île-Bizard (city), Sainte-Geneviève (town), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town) L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève–Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève (borough), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (town)
Kirkland (town) Kirkland Kirkland (town)
Mount Royal (town) Mount Royal Mount Royal (town)
Pierrefonds (city), Senneville (village) Pierrefonds-Senneville Pierrefonds-Roxboro (borough), Senneville (village)
Montréal-Est (town), Pointe-aux-Trembles (neighbourhood), Rivière-des-Prairies (neighbourhood) Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles–Montréal-Est Montréal-Est (town), Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles (borough)
Pointe-Claire (city) Pointe-Claire Pointe-Claire (city)
Westmount (city) Westmount Westmount (city)

Map

City of Montreal after 2002 merger with 27 boroughs.
City of Montreal after 2006 demerger with 19 boroughs.

See also

References

  1. "Population totale en 2006 et en 2011 - Variation — Densité" (PDF). Canada 2011 Census (in French). Ville de Montréal. 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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