Montreal

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Historically the commercial capital of Canada

Montreal is the second-most populous city in Canada and most populous city in the Canadian province of Quebec.

Overview

In 2016, the city had a population of 1,704,694, with a population of 1,942,247 in the urban agglomeration. French is the city's official language and in 2016 was the only home language of 53.7% of the population, while 18.2% spoke only English and 18.7% spoke neither French nor English at home.[1]

Historically the commercial capital of Canada, Montreal was surpassed in population and in economic strength by Toronto in the 1970s.[2] It remains an important centre of commerce, aerospace, transport, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, education, art, culture, tourism, food, fashion, video game development, film, and world affairs. Montreal has the second-highest number of consulates in North America,[3] serves as the location of the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and was named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006.[4]

 

Groups Headquartered Here

GroupStartDescription
Bank of Montreal1817
International Civil Aviation OrganizationCodifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation
McGill UniversityMontreal,Canada university with significant deep state-related reserach
University of Montreal1878French-language university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Throughout the university's history, faculty, alumni, and former students have played prominent roles in a number of fields.


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