Montreal is the metropolis of the province of Quebec. Quebec City is the political capital but Montreal is the cultural and economic capital of Quebec and the main entry point to the province.

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The Plateau is a district in Montreal. The Plateau is centrally located just adjacent to the downtown core, so there are numerous ways to access the Plateau.

Old Montreal is what many visitors come to Montreal for: old cobblestoned streets lined with buildings dating from the 17th through 19th centuries, grand old French restaurants, history museums, and the riverfront Old Port.

Downtown is a district of Montreal. Street parking costs $3/hour from 8AM-9PM and ticketing is common.


Quartier Latin-Le Village is in Montreal. It contains the Quartier Latin, Le Village, and Sainte-Marie.

The West Island is the western part of the island of Montreal.

Côte-des-Neiges is a multicultural neighbourhood in Montreal.

Montreal South West is the area west of Downtown, on both sides of the Lachine Canal, bordered by the districts of LaSalle, Verdun and Westmount.

Verdun is a borough in the south of Montreal, bordered by the South-West borough to the north, LaSalle to the south and the west and by the St-Lawrence river to the east.

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is a district in Montreal. Located a ways east of downtown, it features the Olympic Stadium and other major attractions.

Parc Jean-Drapeau is in Montreal. The Yellow Line runs from Berri-UQAM in Downtown to metro Jean-Drapeau, on Ile Notre Dame, just next to the Biosphere.

Westmount is a very affluent anglophone community on the island of Montreal, just west of Downtown.

Mile End, the last Mile, is a small neighborhood between Outremont, Le Plateau, Rosemont and Little Italy.

Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie is an area of Montreal north of the Plateau.

Outremont, once its own town, was incorporated into Montreal in 2002.


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Other Names for Montreal

  • Albanian:  Montreali
  • Basque:  Montreal
  • Bosnian:  Montreal
  • Bulgarian:  Монреал
  • Catalan:  Mont-real
  • Croatian:  Montreal
  • Czech:  Montreal
  • Danish:  Montreal
  • English:  Montreal City, Montreal
  • Esperanto:  Montrealo
  • Finnish:  Montreal
  • Galician:  Montreal - Montréal
  • Georgian:  მონრეალი
  • German:  Montreal
  • Greek:  Μοντρεαλ, Μόντρεαλ
  • Haitian:  Monreyal
  • Hebrew:  מונטריאול
  • Indonesian:  Montreal
  • Inuktitut:  ᒧᕆᐊᓪ
  • Japanese:  モントリオール
  • Korean:  몬트리올
  • Latin:  Mons Regius
  • Latvian:  Monreāla
  • Lithuanian:  Monrealis
  • Norwegian:  Montreal
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Montreal
  • Persian:  مونترآل, مونتریال
  • Polish:  Montreal
  • Portuguese:  Montreal
  • Romanian:  Montreal
  • Russian:  Монреаль
  • Serbian:  Монтреал
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Montreal
  • Slovenian:  Montreal
  • Spanish:  Montreal
  • Swedish:  Montreal
  • Tagalog:  Lungsod ng Montréal
  • Turkish:  Montreal
  • Uighur:  مونترېئال
  • Ukrainian:  Монреаль
  • Welsh:  Montreal
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