1. Popular to contrary belief, Montreal is not the capital of Quebec. It is Quebec City.
2. If you've ever taken pleasure in the classic Canadian cuisine of poutine, you have Quebec to thank for that one. Quebec is sometimes referred to as the "home of poutine" with many eateries in places such as Quebec City featuring versions of poutine with toppings such as chorizo and foie gras.
3. Quebec City is Canada's last remaining walled city, with over 4.5km of walls.
4. Quebec is the largest producer of maple syrup in Canada.
5. Quebec City was almost a US colony in the late 1700's.
6. The Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral is the oldest Catholic parish that can be found in North America.
7. Quebec's motto is: "Je me souviens" which translates to "I remember."
8. Quebec was able to lower rates of child obesity by regulating television ads for food and toys that are marketed to youth.
9. All the stop signs in Quebec are marked with "Arrêt", even though "stop" is a word in French, with all the stop signs in France being marked with "stop."
10. Every winter, an ice castle is built in Quebec City to boost morale and attract tourists.
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