The two largest cities in Quebec are Montreal and Quebec City. Montreal is the second largest city in Canada and Quebec City is the political and administrative capital of Quebec. Gatineau, Sherbrooke and Saguenay are the third, fourth and fifth largest cities, respectively.
Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division.
As of 2011, Montreal's population is almost 4 million. Quebec City has more than 750,000 inhabitants. Gatineau has just over 300,000 people and Sherbrooke has slightly more than 200,000.
Montreal's metropolitan area is 1,644 square miles. Montreal's population comprises half that of the total province, and 80 percent of the province’s residents live in urban areas.