|Historically the commercial capital of Canada|
Montreal is the second-most populous city in Canada and most populous city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
In 2016, the city had a population of 1,704,694, with a population of 1,942,247 in the urban agglomeration. French is the city's official language and in 2016 was the only home language of 53.7% of the population, while 18.2% spoke only English and 18.7% spoke neither French nor English at home.
Historically the commercial capital of Canada, Montreal was surpassed in population and in economic strength by Toronto in the 1970s. It remains an important centre of commerce, aerospace, transport, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, education, art, culture, tourism, food, fashion, video game development, film, and world affairs. Montreal has the second-highest number of consulates in North America, serves as the location of the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and was named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006.
Groups Headquartered Here
|Bank of Montreal||1817|
|International Civil Aviation Organization||Codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation|
|McGill University||Montreal,Canada university with significant deep state-related reserach|
|University of Montreal||1878||French-language university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Throughout the university's history, faculty, alumni, and former students have played prominent roles in a number of fields.|