Montreal Skyline on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
A view of the skyline in Montreal is beautifully captured on the acrylic fridge magnet that can be gifted to family and friends or kept as a souvenir of your time spent in Montreal. Montreal is located in Quebec, which is a province in Canada. Montreal is the largest city of Quebec, the second largest city in Canada and the 15th largest city in the entire North America. In 2011, the Metropolitan area of the city had a population of around 3,824,221; the metropolitan area occupies 4259km² of the total area of Montreal.
Montreal- City of Mary
Montreal was originally known as Ville-Marie or the City of Mary. It was named after Mount Royal, which is a hill with three peaks and is located at the center of the city. Montreal is situated on the Island of Montreal. The city is also termed as Canada’s Cultural Capital by Monocle.
In the past, Montreal served as the commercial hub of Canada but it was surpassed in both, population, as well as economic strength by Toronto sometime after 1976. Today, the city is a significant center of aerospace, finance, commerce, design, culture, film, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, world affairs and technology.
Languages Spoken in Montreal
Montreal is a culturally diverse city and is inhabited by people of different origins and ethnicities. The official language of the city is French and is spoken by 56.9% of the city’s population making it the second biggest French-speaking city worldwide after Paris. Around 18.6% of Montreal’s population speaks English and the remaining 19.8% speak other languages including Chinese. Over 56% of the people inhabiting Montreal are bilingual and can fluently speak both French and English.