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Embrun (ˈɛmbrən in English; French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃bʁœ̃]), UN/LOCODE: CA EBU, is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario in the Eastern Ontario region. Embrun is also part of the National Capital Region. Embrun is part of the larger Russell Township in Prescott and Russell United Counties. In 2011 (the year of the most recent census), the urban area of Embrun had a total population of 6,380, but if surrounding agricultural areas closely tied to the community are included, the population figure rises to 8,669. This makes Embrun the largest community in the Township of Russell. Embrun has grown rapidly in recent years. Between 2001 and 2006, the population of Embrun's urban area increased by 26.6%, higher than any other community in the 613 area code and the 8th highest in Ontario. Between 2006 and 2011 its growth was slower, but still more than double the provincial average, growing at a rate of 12.8%, which was the 6th fastest in the 613 area code and the 25th fastest in Ontario. The town has a French-speaking majority, with a significant English-speaking minority. According to the 2006 Census, 57% of Embrun's population speaks French at home, while 41% speak English at home. The remaining 2% speak either both languages equally, or speak a non-official language. The community is located approximately a twenty-five-minute drive from Ottawa, an hour and a half from Montreal, and a five-hour drive from Toronto. Embrun is located near Trans-Canada Highway 417, between Russell, Ontario and Limoges, Ontario. Politically, the community is situated in the electoral district of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell both provincially and federally.


Is Embrun in Canada on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Embrun is located at a short trip away from Montreal a major city in Canada. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Montreal for its bountiful attractions like Mosaicultures Internationales, Botanical Garden, Notre-dame Basilica on your trip to Embrun. A holiday in Embrun can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Embrun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Embrun

    Know the pollution level of Embrun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 7.42 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.98 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.26 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.53 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7.2 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.97 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.48 (Very Low)
  • Embrun: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Embrun for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Embrun.

    • Burglary and Theft 20.34 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.76 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.46 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.91 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.93 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25.86 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.73 (Low)
    • Drug offense 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.46 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.69 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.94 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.97 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.63 (Low)
  • Living in Embrun - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Embrun is 199.57 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 76.05 (High)
    • Climate Index 44.46 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 13.77 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.36 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.05 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.38 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 143.1 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Embrun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Embrun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.77 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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