Often referred to as the Paris of North America, Montreal is a fun, beautiful and multicultural city. It is known for its charming cobblestone streets, festivals, great restaurants and nightlife as well as Mont Royal, the mountain which gave its name to the city. Although the official language of the province is French, many Montrealers are bilingual and speak English very well.
Montreal is a unique city in Canada.
- Montreal is an island - one of more than four hundred on the St Lawrence River.
- Montreal has the most French speaking people of any city in the world apart from Paris.