Mont Royal Avenue

Le Plateau-Mont-Royal

Le Plateau-Mont-Royal is a borough (arrondissement) of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Geography

The borough is located northeast of downtown, and was part of the City of Montreal prior to the 2002 municipal mergers.

It is bordered to the south by Ville-Marie, to the west by Outremont, and to the north and east by Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie. Clockwise from the south, it is bounded by Sherbrooke St., University St., Pine Ave. (av. des Pins), Park Ave. (Avenue du Parc), the southward projection of Hutchison St., Hutchison St., Mount Royal Ave (av. Mont-Royal), and the CP railroad tracks.

It has a population of 101,364 and an area of 7.74 km².

Government

Municipal

The current borough mayor is Helen Fotopulos of Union Montreal.

The borough is divided into three districts (as of 2005):

Federal and provincial

The borough is divided among the following federal ridings:

It is divided among the following provincial electoral districts:

  • Outremont
  • Mercier (the bulk of the borough is in this district)
  • Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (a small southeastern corner)
  • Sainte-Marie—Saint-Jacques
  • Westmount—Saint-Louis

Features

Overlooked by the eastern face of Mount Royal, the borough is served by part of the orange line of the Montreal metro, including Sherbrooke, Mont-Royal, and Laurier stations.

Important features of the borough include the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, Lafontaine Park, and Jeanne Mance Park.

The borough is largely composed of the well-known Plateau neighbourhood, famous for its bohemian reputation and characteristic architecture. The neighbourhoods of Mile End, Côte Saint-Louis, and Milton-Parc (including the McGill Ghetto) are also located in the borough.

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