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To visit the page of the city Québec: Quebec City.

OpenStreetMap Portal for Québec

Québec, Canada
latitude: 53.94, longitude: -71.80
Browse map of Québec 53°56′24.00″ N, 71°48′00.00″ W
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Québec is a province in Canada at latitude 53°56′24.00″ North, longitude 71°48′00.00″ West.

OpenStreetMap images (and underlying map data) are freely available under OpenStreetMap License.

Quebec mapping project

If you're interested in contributing to mapping in Québec province, check the Québec OSM project page. Most contributions for Québec in this wiki are in French, so these pages will probably be more up to date: FR:Québec

A Sense of Scale

The Quebec roads total approximately 185,000 km. At a mapping speed of 5km/h, in groups of 10 people working 10 hours a day, this would necessitate 370 days of walking. If done on all 52 weekends of a year, that's 7,1 years.

Tagging guidelines


  • Motorway: autoroutes, including the two-lane ways where you can drive 100, and spur roads with 4xx, 5xx, 6xx or 9xx designations;
  • Trunk: autoroute part of National Highway Service (federal) (NHS) that is not dual carriageway (ie: double central yellow line and not separated by grass). Good example is the autoroute 50 between Lachute and Gatineau as well as the 117 up to Ontario border.
  • Primary: roads in the 100-199 range, or main roads in big cities;
  • Secondary: roads in the 200-399 range, or main roads in big cities;
  • Tertiary: roads to villages not lying along one of the previous mentioned roads; important roads in residential areas;
  • Residential: other roads in residential areas;
  • Unclassified: other roads outside residential areas;
  • Service: small lanes / alleys giving access to individual building, parking lots, etc., ruelles (mostly in Montreal and parts of Quebec City )

Quebec Cities


The Garmin MapSource (Windows) Installer file is available here http://www.mediafire.com/file/1tyizmo3ngj/OSM Routable Quebec 30 April 2010.exe created from the OSM download of the outline of the province from http://downloads.cloudmade.com/north_america/canada/quebec#downloads_breadcrumbs

  • You can download the 1x2 Ibycus Topo which holds the GeoBase Import data which will eventually get imported to OpenStreetMap.
    • here Which is the 021L area of the Geobase Map covering the Quebec city area.
    • here Which is the 31H12 area of the Geobase Map covering the Montreal area. (download H3 to H6 & H13 to H16 to get the 1 degree area)

ComputerTeddy's map. It's a zip file, just needs to be unziped. You can use sendmap to get the maps on your GPS device. --acrosscanadatrails 04:12, 3 December 2008 (UTC)


See also