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Gatineau lies on the north shore of the Ottawa River and here live ca 265.000 people. It is divided into sectors, the Masson-Angers Sector, the Buckingham Sector, the Gatineau Sector, the Hull Sector and the Aylmer Sector.
These names come from towns in England or by English aristocratic families.
I have only visited the Gatineau sector and the Hull Sector, which are the closest one to the center of Ottawa.
Gatineau and Ottawa are seperated by the Ottawa River - Gatineau is in French speaking Quebéc and Ottawa is in English speaking Ontario.
It is a bit surreal to be addressed in English in Ottawa and after just crossing a bridge on foot, then you are addressed in French. Better know both languages, I don´t, but at least being able to undestand some French. But Gatineau is the city in Canada where most people are bilingual - 63% of the population of Gatineau speaks both languages fluently.
La Fontaine des batisseurs is the monument for the 100th anniversary of Hull as a municipality. It was erected in... more travel advice
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