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Overview

The capital of the province of Quebec has a metropolitan area population of over 812,000. Quebec City is the province's second-largest city. It features a historical district that draws tourists worldwide and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985.

Most jobs in Quebec City are concentrated in public administration, defence, services, commerce, transport, and tourism. Manufacturing figures significantly in the city's economy and includes pulp and paper, processed food, metal/wooden goods, chemicals, electronics and electrical equipment, and printed materials.

The city is headquarters for a variety of prominent companies across various sectors such as fashion retailer, engineering, finance, and insurance.

Diversification efforts in the Capitale-Nationale region over the past 30 years has spurred growing sectors related to opticsphotonics, video games, and other technologies. Quebec City's commitment to artificial intelligence, and other digital sectors such as FinTech and the Internet of Things are playing a key role driving new business activity.

According to a recent CBRE Research report, Quebec City received a positive ranking for the quality of the city's tech talent pool, which stands at over 35,000 workers.

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