Quebec is Canada's largest federally autonomous province and the second most populous, with an estimated 8 million people, after Ontario. The province has the largest freshwater supply in the world, covering 12% of the local surface. The St. Lawrence Valley in the south and the Canadian Shield in the north are the two most important topographic areas of Quebec, and the differences between the two areas are very large. The official language of Quebec is French, and the french-speaking population of North America is concentrated here.
Climate: Climate is diverse, from south to north, the average temperature in summer is 25 ~ 5℃, the average temperature in winter is -10~-25℃, the lowest temperature in the north is as low as -60℃. The average snowfall in winter is about 3 meters.
Life convenience: Canada and the east of North America of the main traffic, water, land, air transport conditions convenient. The St. Lawrence Deep-water Waterway is 3,769 kilometers long, leading from the Atlantic To the Great Lakes system. There are 11 national commercial ports, with an annual throughput of about 28 million tons. The total mileage of railways in the province is 6,596 kilometers, and the total mileage of highways is 200,000 kilometers. There are 43 airports, of which Montreal Trudeau International Airport is Canada's third largest, with 13.8 million passengers in 2012, 40% of which were international passengers.
Language of population: More than 80% of the inhabitants speak French. The province's population is concentrated in the south, especially along the St. Lawrence River and its tributaries. French is the only official language in Quebec province. In recent years, the english-speaking population in the province, especially in Montreal, has been on the rise, and the use of English in business has increased significantly.
Education resources: Quebec is a large province of education, education expenditure budget accounts for about 25% of government expenditure. There are 18 institutions of higher learning and 63 community colleges. The university has about 500,000 college students and more than 60,000 college graduates each year. College degrees account for 21 percent of the working population. Famous universities include McGill University, University of Montreal, Laval University, Concordia University and so on.
Service industry: finance, insurance, law, transportation, retail and other industries developed. The Montreal Exchange is the Canadian financial derivatives futures trading center. Montreal is one of Canada's financial centers, with a strong presence in financial asset management, financial derivatives and other fields. It is also the Legal headquarters of Royal Bank, Bank of Montreal, national Bank, Bauer Group, Quebec Savings and Investment Group, and other well-known investment management institutions.