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Shawinigan, QC, Canada

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 46.566666, -72.750000.

A small community of Shawinigan can be found in the southernmost part of Quebec province in the eastern Canada, on the banks of the River of Saint-Maurice. The name of the city is derived from a local expression meaning something like "southern portage", and the settlement emerged in the middle of the 19th century. Today it is quite a large community, with the number of residents slightly exceeding 50 thousand people. Shawinigan is a center of education, commerce, industry, religious and social life. There are a few plants in the city, producing paper, aluminum, and other products. The main attractions of the city are the annual events that take place in Shawinigan, like the Shawinigan fairs, exhibitions, competitions, etc.

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Shawinigan, QC, Canada Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Shawinigan, QC, Canada is 46.566666, and the longitude is -72.750000. Shawinigan, QC, Canada is located at Canada country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 46° 33' 59.9976'' N and 72° 45' 0.0000'' W.

Shawinigan, QC, Canada Geographic Information
CountryCanada
Latitude46.566666
Longitude-72.750000
DMS Lat46° 33' 59.9976'' N
DMS Long72° 45' 0.0000'' W
UTM Easting672,433.25
UTM Northing5,159,470.35
CategoryCities
Country CodeCA
Zoom Level8

Coordinates of Shawinigan, QC, Canada is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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