Miramichi (electoral District)

Miramichi (electoral District)

Northumberland (later known as Northumberland-Miramichi) was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1988. It was replaced by Miramichi riding, which has been represented in the House of Commons since 1988. Its population in 2006 was 53,844.

Miramichi is named for the river and city of the same name.

The riding currently contains the entirety Northumberland County, plus the Belledune area, several bedroom communities for Bathurst, and the area around Kouchibouguac National Park. The riding is mostly anglophone with a significant francophone minority.

The neighbouring ridings are Fredericton, Beauséjour, Acadie—Bathurst, Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Madawaska—Restigouche, and Tobique—Mactaquac.

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