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The second largest city in Canada, the French-speaking metropolis of Montreal in Quebec, which, with its 3.6 million inhabitants is also the second largest French speaking city in the world after Paris. Montreal is about. 200 km southwest of the provincial capital Quebec and 150 km east of Ottawa, Canada's capital. Traveling to Montreal, it is among other things worth visiting Cosmo Dome Space Sciences Centre, where you can experience imaginary but realistic trips in space, Jardin Botanique, the world's third largest botanical garden with 22 000 different plant species, and Mount Royal Park, the city's green lung, where it is full of people jogging, cycling, riding and relaxing.

A total of 3,511,800 inhabitants (2001) living in "Greater Montreal", which includes the cities of Laval and Longueuil. 70% of residents are French-speaking, while the rest have English or any other minority languages as their mother tongue.

Montréal hosted the World Exposition in 1967 (Expo '67), and was the host city for the Summer Olympics 1976.

Université de Montréal is the largest French-speaking university with about 50,000 students. The University is located in the Côte des Neiges, and several faculty in communication, language, medicine etc. There are several English-speaking university, and the most recognized is McGill University.
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