Saint Paul Lacrosse

Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec

Baie-Saint-Paul (2006 Population 7,288; UA population 4,545) is a city in the Province of Quebec, Canada on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Baie-Saint-Paul is the seat of Charlevoix Regional County Municipality. The name gained some prominence in the 1770s when Doctor Philippe-Louis-François Badelard named a disease he was researching the Baie-Saint-Paul malady. This illness was the subject of one of the first medical publications done in Lower Canada.

The city is situated on the delta of the Gouffret River. It is known for its art galleries, shops and restaurants.

Baie-Saint-Paul is where Cirque du Soleil originated back in 1984.

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