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Maine-et-Loire

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Maine-et-Loire
Coat of Arms du Maine-et-Loire
Details
Information
Number49
RegionPays-de-la-Loire
PrefectureAngers
SubprefectureCholet
Saumur
Segré
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 26th
732,942
XX /kmò
Area7,166 kmò
Arrondissementss4
Cantons41
Communes363
President of the
general council
XX
Location
Location of du Maine-et-Loire in France

Maine-et-Loire is a département in west central France, which was formed mainly from the former province of Anjou.

Administration

History

Geography

Maine-et-Loire has a varied landscape with forested ranges of hills in the south and north, separated by the valley of the Loire. The highest point is Colline des Gardes (689 feet/210m).

The area has many navigable rivers such as the Loire, Sarthe, Mayenne, Loir, and Authion.

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

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