Template:Toponymie

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Reference number {{{1}}} of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)

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Usage[change source]

This template creates an external link to the information page for a geographical name in Quebec at the Commission de toponymie du Québec website (at toponymie.gouv.qc.ca). The website catalogs information about each geographic name in Quebec (for municipalities, former municipalities, rivers, lakes, street names, districts and neighbourhoods, etc.), including an explanation of the origin of the name, where available.

{{toponymie|#####}}

Description of parameters[change source]

  • first unnamed parameter: This is the numerical code for the corresponding webpage:
To look it up:
  1. Go to the Commission de toponymie website, and type the geographical name in the Recherche de noms de lieux field, then click on the "Soumettre" button. If successful, the resulting page will show a listing, which may include a long list of street names and other items. Find the right item in the listing and click on it.


Example: {{toponymie|88}} for Abercorn, Quebec
Result: Reference number 88 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
Example: {{toponymie|372811}} for Yamaska, Quebec
Result: Reference number 372811 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
Example: {{toponymie|213419}} for Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal (road)
Result: Reference number 213419 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)


Optional parameters
  • text : The link text. By default, this is "Reference number ##### of the Commission de toponymie du Québec"