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Alma

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Things to do: trails, historic sites, adventure
Alma is a town in the Canadian province of Quebec.GeographyAlma is located on the southeast coast of Lac Saint-Jean where it flows into the Saguenay River, in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, approximately 175 km north of Quebec City. Alma is the seat of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Regional County Municipality. Alma is the second city in population in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region after the city of Saguenay.Alma is the seat of the judicial district of Alma.HistoryThe present town of Alma was formed in 1962 from the merging of four villages: Isle-Maligne, Naudville, Riverbend and St-Joseph d'Alma. The oldest of the villages, St-Joseph-d'Alma, was founded in 1867 by Damase Boulanger. The area became an important industrial center during the 1920s and 1930s with the construction of a hydro-electrical dam on the Grande-Décharge River, a paper mill (Price) and an aluminum smelting plant: 26,127 Delisle (municipality): 4,256 Alma (ville): 25,910 Delisle (municipality): 4,281 Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 13324 (total dwellings: 13884)
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