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Former municipality
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Beauharnois-Salaberry
Merged + Jan 01, 2002
 • Land 50.68 km2 (19.57 sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes  Route 132
Route 201
+ Merged with Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

Grande-Île is an island in the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. The island is mostly occupied by the city Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Part of the Hochelaga Archipelago, the island connects the Beauharnois-Salaberry and the Vaudreuil-Soulanges regions over the Saint Lawrence River via the Pont Monseigneur Langlois. Grande-Île was also the name of a municipality on the island which merged with Salaberry-de-Valleyfield on January 1, 2002.

Canal de Beauharnois, Grande Ile, Saint Lawrence River, Pointe-des-Cascades, Ottawa River, Perrot Island
Aerial view showing (left to right) Canal de Beauharnois, Grande-Île, Saint Lawrence River, Pointe-des-Cascades, Ottawa River, Perrot Island
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