Place:Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada

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NameSillery
Alt namesSaint-Colomb-de-Sillerysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCommunity
Coordinates46.767°N 71.25°W
Located inQuébec, Québec, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sillery, a former independent city founded in , is one of 35 administrative sectors, which are unincorporated places, located in the post-expansion jurisdiction of the City of Quebec, Quebec, Canada. Sillery was one of multiple self-governing municipalities amalgamated into a vastly expanded Quebec City, that went into legal effect on , as part of the province-wide 2000–06 municipal reorganization in Quebec. Located alongside in what pre-merger was the southwestern border of Quebec City, Sillery is a constituent district of the borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge. The territorially expanded City of Quebec consists of six boroughs.

Four heritage sites are located within Quebec City, one of which is situated in Sillery.[1] The neighborhood of Sillery contains the Sillery Heritage Site, which was recognized as heritage district by the provincial government on . On , the federal government's Parks Canada included Sillery's historic district on its Canadian Register of Historic Places. In 2013, Quebec City changed the name of the historic district to Sillery Heritage Site, as part of its preparation for the provincial government's transfer of responsibility for the district's management to it.[2]

The City of Quebec has 27 neighborhood councils spread across its territorial jurisdiction. Sillery has city representation and citizen participation through le conseil de quartier de Sillery. The council has public meetings, at Sillery's community center, which on average are scheduled once a month. Sillery elects a total of 10 board members in staggered terms of office holding.

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