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Mount Royal

Mount Royal
Mtroyal.jpg
Mount Royal's eastern slope
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Location
Mount Royal is located in Quebec
Mount Royal
Mount Royal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Range Monteregian Hills
Coordinates view on map
Topo map NTS 31H
Geology
Type Intrusive stock
Age of rock Early Cretaceous
Climbing
First ascent Jacques Cartier, 1535 (First European)
Easiest route Hiking or Cycling
Mount Royal
Type Municipal
Location  Montreal
Coordinates view on map
Area 280 ha (692 acres)
Created 1876
Operated by City of Montreal
Status Open all year
Mount Royal is located in Montreal
Mount Royal
Mount Royal
Location of Mount Royal in Montreal

Mount Royal (French: mont Royal, IPA: [m?~ ?wajal]) is a large hill or small mountain in the city of Montreal, immediately west of downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the city to which it gave its name.

The hill is part of the Monteregian Hills situated between the Laurentians and the Appalachians. It gave its Latin name, Mons Regius, to the Monteregian chain.

The hill consists of three peaks: Colline de la Croix (or Mont Royal proper) at 233 m (764 ft), Colline d'Outremont (or Mount Murray, in the borough of Outremont) at 211 m (692 ft), and Westmount Summit at 201 m (659 ft) elevation above mean sea level.

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