Quebec is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province that has a predominantly French-speaking population. French is its sole official language. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area. The name Quebec, which comes from the Algonquin word kebec means "where the river narrows". Quebec has four distinct seasons having warm to occasionally hot and humid summers and very cold and snowy winters. The large land wildlife is mainly composed of the white-tailed deer, the moose, the muskox, the Caribou, the American black bear and the Polar bear.