Lake Saint-Jean, a true interior sea

« Lake Saint-Jean is a true paradise; it is the best-ever in-ground swimming pool » Lyrics of the song “Lac-Saint-Jeanpignon magik” by Ouanani. Dimensions 45 km long (northwest/southeast) 34 km wide (northeast/southwest) 1,100 km2 in surface (about twice the island of Montreal) 11.3 m average depth (63 m maximum) Notable flora The blueberry. The blueberry bush reproduces more…

Portrait of the region

This is a small portrait of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Why are we called «The Giants» or «The Blueberries»? And how can we describe the demographic sector? Who are the Giants ? Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean has 277,786 Giants living in its region. The Giants, The Blueberries, and the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jeannois: inhabitants of the region have their fair share of nicknames. « The…