With an area of 95,761 km2, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is the third-largest territorial division in Québec. Surrounded by vast forests and mountains, it is home to the third-largest lake in Québec and the world's southernmost fjord.

The Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region will charm you with its unique vitality.

Geographical information

The Saguenay–Lac St-Jean region covers 107,000 square kilometers and has more than 277,786 inhabitants in 49 municipalities and an Innu community.

The region is divided into three main areas:
  • Lac-Saint-Jean: the largest inhabited lake in Québec and more than 42 km of beaches
  • The heart: three major cities representing more than 60% of the population
  • Saguenay Fjord: one of the longest and southernmost in the world
People here are known for their exceptional and unique hospitality. Life it's good out here in this “larger-than-life” territory!

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