The municipality of Shigawake is situated in the administrative region of the Gaspésie-îles-de-la-Madeline. It is located in the MRC of Bonaventure and covers an area of 75 square kilometres of land according to the 2006 census.
It’s territory is bordered on the south by the Baie des Chaleurs, to the east by Port-Daniel-Gascons and to the west by St. Godefroi. To the north by the interior of the Gaspésie.
The citizens of the town are called Shigawakers.
We acces this municipality via the Route 132 which runs from west to and goes around the pennisula. The municipality a is unique sight in the region with it’s red banks that run along the shoreline