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Île Jésus
Archipel Hochelaga.PNG
Map of the Hochelaga Archipelago, with Île Jésus at the north
Geography
Location Saint Lawrence River
Rivière des Mille Îles
Archipelago Hochelaga Archipelago
Area 242 km2 (93 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
Territory Quebec
City Laval
Demographics
Population 422,993 (2016)

Île Jésus ( Jesus Island) is a river island in southwestern Quebec, separated from the mainland to the north by the Rivière des Mille Îles, and from the Island of Montreal to the south by the Rivière des Prairies.

The second-largest (242 km2 (93 sq mi)) island in the Hochelaga Archipelago (after the Island of Montreal), Île Jésus is the major component of the City of Laval, along with the Îles Laval and several other islands. The island still has a considerable rural portion, with most of the urban area in the central region and along the south and west river banks.

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