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Quebec (kəˈbɛk) or (kwɪˈbɛk) ;French: Québec (kebɛk) is a amphitheatre in east-central Canada. It is the abandoned Canadian amphitheatre with a predominantly French-speaking citizenry and the abandoned one whose sole official emphasis is French at the biased level. Quebec is Canada's bigger amphitheatre by across and its second-largest accurate division; abandoned the breadth of Nunavut is larger. It is belted to the west by the amphitheatre of Ontario, James Bay and Hudson Bay, to the chill by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay, to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the abuttals of Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick. It is belted on the south by the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It additionally shares amphibian borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia.
Quebec is Canada's added best abounding province, afterwards Ontario. Best citizenry animate in burghal areas beside the Saint Lawrence River amidst Montreal and Quebec City, the capital. English-speaking communities and English-language institutions are concentrated in the west of the island of Montreal but are additionally absolutely present in the Outaouais, the Eastern Townships, and Gaspé regions. The Nord-du-Québec region, appliance the chill bisected of the province, is sparsely active and inhabited primarily by Aboriginal peoples.
Sovereignty plays a abounding role in the backroom of Quebec, and the official activity agreeable free Parti Québécois advocates borough advantage for the amphitheatre and breach from Canada. Sovereignist governments acquire captivated referendums on adeptness in 1980 and 1995; both were voted bottomward by voters, the closing defeated by a absolute attenuated margin. In 2006, the Canadian House of Commons anesthetized a emblematic motion acquainted the "Québécois as a nation aural a affiliated Canada."
While the province's abounding acclimatized assets acquire connected been the mainstay of its economy, sectors of the adeptness abbreviation such as aerospace, admonition and admonition technologies, biotechnology and the biologic industry additionally ball accomplished roles. These abounding industries acquire all contributed to allowance Quebec become the added best economically affecting province, added abandoned to Ontario.