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  NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Quebec City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Quebec is located in eastern Canada, bordered by Ontario and Hudson Bay to the west, Atlantic Canada to the east, the United States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York) to the south and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Quebec City was founded by Samuel de Champlain who established the Habitation de Quebec in 1608 as a permanent fur trading outpost, where he quickly forged a trading and military alliance with Algonkian and Huron nations against the Iroquois and the British.
The avian emblem of Quebec is the snowy owl.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Quebec-City   (1349 words)

  
 Quebec City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To differentiate between Quebec the city and Quebec the province in English, the city is commonly referred to as "Quebec City" while the province is referred to as "Québec".
In French, Quebec City is generally referred to simply as "Québec" without the French equivalent of the word "city." French names of large geographical regions such as provinces and countries are typically preceded by articles whereas city names are not (unless it is part of the name, such as "La Malbaie").
The mayor of Quebec City is Andrée P. Boucher, independent, and the chief of the official opposition is Ann Bourget from the Renouveau municipal de Québec.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quebec_City   (3300 words)

  
 Quebec City - Wikitravel
Quebec City (French: Québec) is the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada.
The Quebec VIA Rail station is a picturesque building, emulating the architectural style of the famed Chateau-Frontenac overlooking the station.
Quebec City is 2.5-3 hours by car from Montreal, taking either Highway 40 or 20 (north and south side of the St. Lawrence, respectively).
wikitravel.org /en/Quebec_City   (1530 words)

  
 Hotels in Quebec City (and vicinity)
Quebec, QC This hotel across the street from Quebec City Convention Center and the Parliament Buildings and is by one of Old Quebec?s gates.
Quebec, QC This hotel is one half-kilometer from Old Quebec City and Parliament, and one km from Ch?au Frontenac.
Quebec, QC This hotel is 19 km (12 miles) from Old Quebec and nine km (six miles) from the Quebec Aquarium.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Quebec/QuebecCity.asp   (903 words)

  
 Travel - Quebec - Home choice - Walking into fairyland - escape.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Quebec City is the capital of the state of Quebec, which is Canada's largest province.
Quebec is also known as the Old City, the Old Capital, the Lower-Town, the Upper-Town or Old Quebec.
Not that Quebec is much bigger than Adelaide – but it sustains a very elegant level of thriving commerce, including sumptuously French gourmet stores and, along its shopping streets, it places park benches so that its people may sit and watch the world, rest with their shopping and their dogs, talk to one another.
escape.news.com.au /story/0,9142,17849087-27979,00.html?from=rss   (1023 words)

  
 Quebec, city, Canada - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The site of Quebec was visited by Cartier in 1535, and in 1608 Champlain established a French colony in the present Lower Town; this was captured (1629) by the English, who held it until 1632.
In 1663, Quebec was made the capital of New France and became the center of the fur trade.
The Quebec Conference was held in the city in 1864.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Quebec   (447 words)

  
 A Chain-Link Fence Rankles an Old Walled City
QUEBEC — Separation has always been entwined in the raison d'être of this beguiling bit of France, a walled city perched on a towering promontory and defined by the limits of geography, language and politics.
Quebec is providing space in the lower town, more than a mile from the meeting site, for protesters to hold an alternative people's summit meeting.
Quebec has erected blue banners on the road from the airport welcoming delegates to "la capitale nationale." Officials expected to be invited to welcome the meeting's dignitaries and extol Quebec's virtues.
www.commondreams.org /headlines01/0410-01.htm   (1147 words)

  
 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Quasi-Euro Old Quebec: Tacky Theme-Park City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
OLD QUEBEC is a French-speaking city in a French speaking province.
This is a true Quebec hangout, filled with people who live in the city year-round, who parallel park their slick sportscars along the old roads.
Everything in Old Quebec is made of plastic, somebody's idea of what an old European town would have been like if Walt Disney had been around to design it.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=237614   (1080 words)

  
 Hotels in old Quebec City ? | Ask MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Quebec City is cute and most of the interesting stuff is neatly contained within the city walls.
Quebec has a pretty good bus system though, so if you're not exactly downtown, it won't be a problem to get there easily.
If you want something right in the old city, the Auberge St-Antoine has only been open a year or two and is quite the hit, being almost a museum of sorts.
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 Quebec - Quebec's Old City & Petit Champlain
Old Quebec sitting high on the bluff above the Saint Lawrence River, and Quartier Petit-Champlain the lower town, at water's edge, have roots that date to the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Old Quebec is one of the oldest and the only fortified, walled city north of Mexico.
The skyline of Old Quebec is dominated by the impressive Chateau Frontenac, one of the most well known railroad hotels in Canada.
www.mestern.net /canada/quebec/drive   (1496 words)

  
 Québec City - Tourist Guide of Quebec, The Portal of Quebec, Canada, Accommodation, Vehicules Virtual Marketplace, ...
In light of this brief history, one must not be surprised to find here the most precious artifacts of the Canadian and Quebecois heritage, such as: the Parliament, administrative buildings, provincial politic institutional buildings, public commemorative places, many historic monuments and ancestral dwellings, each one having been restored in the style of the era.
We willingly admit that Quebec's charm comes from the combination of historical, cultural and architectural factors, however we must not forget the geophysical one.
Quebec is first and foremost a city of contrasts, an animated place where original activities abound and you'll find the best entertainment, summer and winter.
www.quebecweb.com /tourisme/quebec/villequebec/introang.html   (618 words)

  
 Hotels in Old Quebec City. Quebec City Hotel Guide - Rooms, Reservation, Boutique Hotels
The Clarendon Hotel is located across from the tended grounds of City Hall in Old Quebec City, in a neighbourhood criss-crossed with cobblestone streets lined with ornamental gardens.
Located within the limits of Old Quebec City, this hotel open its doors on the magnificent history of the region.
In the heart of Old Quebec, Le Saint-Paul Hotel can be considered as one of the most charming inn this city has to offer.
www.orenoque.com /quebec-city   (594 words)

  
 PrairieTide: Bonjour!
The streets of Old Quebec are lined with stone buildings, many more than 200 years old.
The streets are narrow and twist and turn throughout the old part of town like the path of a drunken sailor.
The museum is dedicated to defining the Quebec sense of culture and identity.
prairietide.blogspot.com /2004/07/bonjour.html   (446 words)

  
 Old Quebec Street   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The medical and office businesses located on the second floor of Old Quebec Street will contribute to the existing pedestrian traffic as they conduct their business and enjoy the variety of shopping.
The select group of practitioner and businesses occupying the offices on Old Quebec Street will enjoy all the benefits that a new location has to offer as they simultaneously inherit an inspiring work environment.
Old Quebec Street in the heart of downtown Guelph offers quality stores and office suites in a unique European style streetscape where natural sunlight cascades down from a retractable skylighting towering overhead.
www.guelphdowntown.com /oldquebecstreet   (493 words)

  
 Clarendon Hotel : Visit Quebec : Old Quebec : Old Port   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Some of the antique dealers in the Old Port have been here since the district, which at one time had been somewhat rundown, was seeking to be reborn, or at the very least survive.
The launch of the trans-Atlantic boat race from Quebec City to Saint-Malo, France, and the rehabilitation of the St. Lawrence River in an effort to transform it into a popular tourist destination, have restored the Old Port to its former glory.
Quebec City is also a port of call to dozens of some of the most prestigious cruise ships in the world, including the Queen Mary II.
www.hotelclarendon.com /en/vq_vieux_port.asp   (507 words)

  
 Quebec City: Old Quebec is French-Canadian Treasure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Augustine nuns arrived from Dieppe, France in 1639 and established the Hotel-Dieu Hospital of Quebec.
We headed south from the square to rue du Petit-Champlain, Quebec’s oldest street and North America’s oldest commercial thoroughfare.
Just outside the old city walls, rue St.-Louis becomes Grande Allée Est and is lined with three blocks of restaurants, clubs, pubs, and cafes.
www.highonadventure.com /Hoa97jun/Quebec/quebec.htm   (859 words)

  
 Elderhostel : Program Detail - Overview and Description
Quebec City, the provincial capital, is perched on the edge of the St. Lawrence River.
Montreal is an intoxicating blend of Old World charm and big-city excitement, from the cobblestone streets of the Old Port to the hopping nightclubs of Mont Royal.
Quebec City You will be staying at Hotel Manoir Victoria the night before.
www.elderhostel.org /Programs/programdetail.asp?RowId=1-9FNEA   (518 words)

  
 old quebec NEWS, THE BUZZ, ARTICLES & MORE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Tracking down the best Free old quebec online isn't an easy undertaking, which is why we planned this search site for you.
WCAX - OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine -- With Canadian currency at a 28-year high against the U.S. dollar, business owners are preparing for a rise in tourists from north of the border.
Quebec Remparts defeat Moncton 6-2 for first Memorial Cup triumph in...
quebecdailynews.info /oldquebec   (585 words)

  
 Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Memories: Discover the fascinating history of Quebec filled with high points and dramatic events, illustrated by objects, stagecraft and testimonials.
Riopelle: Born in Montreal in 1923, Jean-Paul Riopelle is a giant in the history of contemporary painting.
Tradition et modernité au Québec: The exhibition offers an overview of a burgeoning period in Quebec history, beginning in 1860, with the onset of associations that promoted artwork and the status of "artist", and ending in 1945, the year a new "modern section" was added to the Spring Exhibition of the Art Association of Montreal.
www.quebecplus.ca /portalf/feature/55/5.jsp   (275 words)

  
 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Quebec
A Social History of the Dutch in Quebec The history of people of Dutch origin in the province of Quebec in terms of settlement patterns, immigration experience, economic and socio-cultural development and integration.
Hebridean Scots of the Province of Quebec Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland in the 19th century.
Quebec Religious Heritage Foundation This site is designed as a promotional tool for the dissemination of information on Quebec's religious heritage inside and outside our borders.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/quebec.html   (1906 words)

  
 TheStar.com - New life in old Quebec doctrine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Yet, 2005 was the year that Quebec's role on the international stage — and the 40-year-old theory that underpins it — made a comeback.
But for the warriors in the trenches of Quebec diplomacy, appointing Licari, a federal diplomat, was a capitulation to Ottawa — and a threat to the Gérin-Lajoie doctrine that underpins Quebec's foreign role.
For Martin, who said last year that Quebec should have a place at the table at international forums, and for Harper, who has taken a similar position, the dispute is a reminder that Quebec's international role is not something to be taken lightly.
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 InternationalReports.net : Quebec 2003
The historic old town is probably the best known attraction in its own right—tracing its roots back nearly 400 years to the founding of the city in 1608 — and is the cradle of French civilization in America.
The Québec winter carnival is one of the greatest outdoor celebrations, with two dazzling night parades featuring "event ambassador Bonhomme Carnaval," a canoe race over the frozen floes of the St. Lawrence river, a grandiose ice castle in Old Québec along with ice sculptures, dogsled races, and all sorts of games and activities for children.
Christmas, or Noel, in Québec is a truly magic period of the year and is also celebrated as the Québec fete Noel, celebration in the old city.
www.internationalreports.net /theamericas/quebec/2003/quebecnorth.html   (619 words)

  
 1 more Quebec City Information and English Language Links Site
Quebec City is probably the most bombed city in America; it was bombed by British, American and French forces.
Mural of Quebecers or Quebec mural is a five story three dimensional painting that displays a very successful trompe-l'oeil (to trick the eye) effect.
A few kilometers from old Quebec City you will also find the only Ice Hotel in America, the first one was built in December 2000 and is reconstructed every year.
www.inquebeccity.com   (1339 words)

  
 Québec City Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Québec City is widely considered to be the most French city in North America; roughly 95% of the people who live here claim French as their mother tongue.
The old city is split into two tiers, separated by steep rock against which are more than 25 escaliers (staircases) and a funicular.
Beyond the town walls, old and new government buildings intermingle with the structures of a modern metropolis that grew up in the 20th century.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=quebec_city@127   (318 words)

  
 Quebec Canada - Old french style neighbourhoods In Quebec
You feel like you are walking in an old european neighbourhood, but you are actually in Old Quebec City, Canada.
I loved my visit to Old Quebec City, even though it was only for 3 days.
On a crisp winter days, there was nothing better than to stroll the old stone streets in the heart of this city.
www.globosapiens.net /travel-information/Quebec-1265.html   (442 words)

  
 Cruise Critic Destinations: Quebec City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The lower part is full of shops and restaurants and museums; then you can climb a set of stairs (or, better yet, take the funicular) to the upper part, the main part, where, again, restaurants, hotels, shops and churches abound.
Vieux Quebec, also know as "old Quebec" is the city's charming historic district and possesses enough delights to occupy you for days at a time.
Tour the Citadelle; the fort's construction began in 1820 and in the summer the military tradition is honored with the Beating of Retreat and Changing of the Guard ceremonies.
www.cruisecritic.com /ports/newport.cfm?ID=47   (539 words)

  
 Quebec City Vacation Rentals apartment - The Antic Stay in Old Quebec
This apartment is on the first floor of a house dating back to the 19th century.
From this location all the sites of the Old Quebec are at your doorstep.
Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner.
www.cyberrentals.com /Canada/Quebec/vacation-apartment-Quebec-City/p125375.htm   (246 words)

  
 Lodging in Quebec City
Located in the heart of Old Québec, Hôtel Acadia, formerly called La Maison Acadienne, is set in three magnificent adjoining houses constructed in the 1800's.
The Clos Saint-Louis is the most romantic Old Quebec City hotel and has been a model of hospitality, comfort and welcome for many years.
The Royal William Quebec Hotel is located in downtown Quebec City, in the university, arts, business and technology districts: in the center of the city, in the heart of life.
www.telegraphe.com /quebec/hebergement/indexen.html   (832 words)

  
 The City of a Thousand Attractions - Exploration - Ville de Québec
Lower Town, home to the first settlers of New France, encompasses the old port district and a host of other treasures.
In Upper Town, the contours of the fortified city are easy to see and explore.
In fact, all it takes is a short stroll to understand why Old Québec was named a UNESCO World Heritage Treasure.
www.ville.quebec.qc.ca /en/exploration/mille_atouts.shtml   (315 words)

  
 Old Quebec City Accommodation | Le Clos Saint-Louis
The hotel Le Clos Saint-Louis is the finest Old Quebec City accommodation, with 18 bedroom townhouse offering its visitor comfortable and fully equipped.
Perfectly located in the heart of Old Quebec City to experience the city’s “joie de vivre”, Le Clos Saint-Louis also provides a peaceful environment in which to unwind.
Our Old Quebec City accommodation unites two neo-classical buildings on four floors built by the late John Racey Sr and John Racey jr in 1854 respectively.
www.clossaintlouis.com /en/accommodation.php   (299 words)

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