Maine-et-Loire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Maine-et-Loire
Flag of Maine-et-Loire
Flag
Coat of arms of Maine-et-Loire
Coat of arms
Location of Maine-et-Loire in France
Location of Maine-et-Loire in France
Coordinates: 47°27′N 0°36′W / 47.450°N 0.600°W / 47.450; -0.600Coordinates: 47°27′N 0°36′W / 47.450°N 0.600°W / 47.450; -0.600
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
Département4 March 1790
PrefectureAngers
SubprefecturesSaumur, Cholet, Segré
Government
 • PresidentChristian Gillet
Area
 • Total7,106.64 km2 (2,743.89 sq mi)
Population
(2015)[3]
 • Total810,186
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeFR-49
Arrondissements4
Cantons21
Communes183
WebsiteMaine-et-Loire Council

Maine-et-Loire is a department found in the west of France in the Pays de la Loire region. Its prefecture is Angers and its population is about 810,000 (2015 estimation). It is one of the 83 first French departments made during the French revolution.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Conseil départemental de Maine-et-Loire" (in French). Conseil Départemental d'Indre & Loire. Retrieved December 2018. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Département de Maine-et-Loire (49)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  3. "Populations légales 2015 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved December 2018. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)