Place:Le Rocher-Percé RCM, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada


NameLe Rocher-Percé RCM
Alt namesRocher-Percésource: Wikipedia
TypeRegional County Municipality
Located inGaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada     (1981 - )

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Rocher-Percé is a regional county municipality in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Chandler.

Prior to July 17, 1999 it was known as Pabok Regional County Municipality.

It is named after Percé Rock (the pierced rock), a massive arched sandstone rock rising from the Atlantic just off the tip of the Gaspé peninsula. The region includes the towns of Percé, Grande-Rivière, Port-Daniel–Gascons and Chandler. Major tourist attractions include the Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island.

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