Montreal Canada vector map svg free

Editable Vector Map of the Montreal Canada in SVG format.
Can be edited in the following programs: Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, InkScape
Principal streets and roads, names places, residential streets and roads, road number labels, water objects, land use areas.

Montreal Canada vector map svg free

Montreal Canada vector map svg free

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Montreal, the largest city in the province of Quebec, Canada, is known for its vibrant neighborhoods, historic districts, and major thoroughfares. Here are some of the principal streets, roads, and districts of Montreal:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Saint-Catherine Street (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
    • One of the most famous shopping streets in Montreal, running east-west through the downtown area.
    • Known for its numerous shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
  2. Sherbrooke Street (Rue Sherbrooke)
    • Another major east-west artery, running parallel to Saint-Catherine Street.
    • It hosts a number of museums, universities (including McGill University), and upscale shops.
  3. Saint-Laurent Boulevard (Boulevard Saint-Laurent)
    • Often referred to as “The Main,” it runs north-south and divides the city into east and west.
    • Famous for its diverse range of restaurants, bars, and cultural landmarks.
  4. René-Lévesque Boulevard (Boulevard René-Lévesque)
    • Named after the former Premier of Quebec, this major east-west road runs through the heart of downtown.
    • Known for its high-rise office buildings and hotels.
  5. Papineau Avenue (Avenue Papineau)
    • Runs north-south and is a significant thoroughfare on the eastern side of the city.
    • Connects several neighborhoods and provides access to the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
  6. Notre-Dame Street (Rue Notre-Dame)
    • Another important east-west street, running parallel to the Saint Lawrence River.
    • Passes through Old Montreal and several historic sites.
  7. Décarie Boulevard (Boulevard Décarie)
    • A major north-south road, significant for its connection to Autoroute 15 (Décarie Expressway).
    • Known for its commercial and residential areas.

Principal Districts and Neighborhoods

  1. Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal)
    • The historic heart of the city, featuring cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and landmarks like the Notre-Dame Basilica.
  2. Downtown Montreal (Centre-Ville)
    • The commercial and business center, with skyscrapers, shopping malls, and cultural institutions.
  3. Plateau-Mont-Royal
    • A trendy, bohemian neighborhood known for its artistic vibe, colorful murals, and vibrant nightlife.
  4. Mile End
    • Part of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough, renowned for its creative community, cafes, and multicultural atmosphere.
  5. Griffintown
    • A rapidly developing area known for its modern condos, trendy restaurants, and proximity to the Lachine Canal.
  6. Little Italy (La Petite-Italie)
    • Known for its Italian heritage, cafes, and the Jean-Talon Market.
  7. Chinatown (Quartier Chinois)
    • Located near downtown, this area is famous for its Chinese restaurants, shops, and cultural events.
  8. Gay Village (Le Village)
    • Known for its vibrant LGBTQ+ community, colorful nightlife, and events like the annual Pride parade.
  9. Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
    • A residential and industrial area with a rich history, now becoming a trendy neighborhood with bars, cafes, and shops.
  10. Westmount
    • An affluent suburb within the city, known for its mansions, parks, and the Westmount Library.

These streets and districts offer a glimpse into the diverse and dynamic character of Montreal, each contributing to the city’s rich cultural mosaic.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.