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Ville de Thetford

Région de Thetford
Centre de congrès
Thetford convention center
Centre de congrès de Thetford
Centre historique de la mine King
Centre historique de la mine King (KB3)
Centre historique de la mine King
Downtown Thetford Mines
Station des arts de Thetford Mines
Station des arts
Piste cyclable et mines
Piste cyclable et mines
Piste cyclable de Thetford
Thetford Mines
Stade Desjardins de Thetford Mines
Demi-marathon de Thetford
Église Saint-Alphonse de Thetford
St-Alphonse church in Thetford Mines
Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines
Magasin général O'Brien
Magasin général O'Brien
Thetford Mines
Blake Lake
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Thetford Mines is the main city of the MRC des Appalaches and the largest urban agglomeration in the region, comprising both urban zones and agricultural areas.

The city is a business hub in which industry and the environment coexist in harmony. Nestled in a valley at the foot of the Appalachians, the municipality of Thetford Mines was founded in 1876 when chrysotile are was discovered.

The valley therefore features a unique landscape that is most remarkable because of the sharp contrast between the huge mining waste heaps and the abundant vegetation. It also boasts a high-quality, fully paved bike path. Located midway between Québec City and Sherbrooke, at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Thetford Mines is a leading regional centre in the Chaudière-Appalaches region.

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