Saguenay

Saguenay

Saguenay (/ˈsæɡəˌneɪ/ or /ˌsæɡəˈneɪ/; French pronunciation: ​[saɡne]) is a city in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Quebec City by overland route. It is about 126 kilometres (78 mi) upriver and northwest of Tadoussac, located at the confluence with the St. Lawrence River. It was formed in 2002 by merging the cities of Chicoutimi and Jonquière and annexing smaller jurisdictions. Chicoutimi was founded by the French in 1676.

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