Place:L'Ancienne-Lorette, Québec, Québec, Canada

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NameL'Ancienne-Lorette
Alt namesL'Ancienne-Lorettesource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeCommunity
Located inQuébec, Québec, Canada
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L'Ancienne-Lorette is a city in central Quebec, Canada. It is a suburb of and an enclave within Quebec City. It was merged with Quebec City on January 1, 2002 as part of the 2000–2006 municipal reorganization in Quebec, but after a 2004 referendum it was reconstituted as a separate city on January 1, 2006.

Its history dates back to 1674 when a group of Hurons fleeing war with the Iroquois settled here under the protection of the French. They left after a few decades and French settlers took over the land.

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