Place:Baie-Comeau, Saguenay, Québec, Canada

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NameBaie-Comeau
TypeCommunity
Coordinates49.217°N 68.15°W
Located inSaguenay, Québec, Canada
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Baie-Comeau (2011 city population 22,113; CA population 28,789) is a city located approximately north-east of Quebec City in the Côte-Nord region of the province of Quebec, Canada. It is located on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River near the mouth of the Manicouagan River, and is the seat of Manicouagan Regional County Municipality.

There are two urban area population centres within the city limits: Baie-Comeau proper, with a population of 9,917, and Hauterive, with a population of 11,844, as of the Canada 2011 Census.

The city is named after the adjacent Comeau Bay, which is named in honour of Napoléon-Alexandre Comeau, a Québécois naturalist.

Former Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney is a native of the town.

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