Place:Le Bas-Richelieu, Montérégie, Québec, Canada


NameLe Bas-Richelieu
TypeRegional county municipality
Located inMontérégie, Québec, Canada     (1982 - )
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Pierre-De Saurel is a regional county municipality in the Montérégie region in southwestern Quebec, Canada. Originally named Le Bas-Richelieu Regional County Municipality, the name change to Pierre-De Saurel took effect on January 1, 2009. Its seat is in Sorel-Tracy. It is located on the Richelieu River, downstream from La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality at the confluence of the Richelieu and Saint Lawrence River.

The RCM is named after Pierre de Saurel, a captain and seigneur who rebuilt Fort Richelieu in 1647.

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