5 Things You Didn't Know About Quebec




1. Founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, Quebec city is Canada's oldest city.

2. Quebec's name derives from an Algonquian word meaning "where the river narrows".

3. Quebec is the only remaining walled city in North America north of Mexico.

4. The architecture of the Parliament Building was influenced by the Louvre in Paris.

5. Quebec's Upper and Lower Towns are connected by a funicular railway that's more than 130 years old.

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