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Angers
Château d'Angers

Coat of arms
Angers is located in France
Angers
Angers
Coordinates: 47°28′25″N 0°33′15″W / 47.4736°N 0.5542°W / 47.4736; -0.5542Coordinates: 47°28′25″N 0°33′15″W / 47.4736°N 0.5542°W / 47.4736; -0.5542
Kintra Fraunce
Region Pays de la Loire
Depairtment Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Angers
Intercommunality Angers Loire Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2014) Jean-Claude Antonini (PS)
Area
 • Land1 62.71 km2 (24.21 sq mi)
Population (1999 estimate)
 • Population2 157,000
 • Population2 Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 49007 / 49000
Elevation 12–64 m (39–210 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
Website angers.fr/foreign-versions/english-version/

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Angers (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃.ʒe]) is the main ceety in the Maine-et-Loire depairtment in wastren Fraunce aboot 300 km (190 mi) sooth-wast o Paris. Angers is locatit in the French region kent bi its pre-revolutionary, provincial name, Anjou, an its inhabitants are cried Angevins.

Angers proper haes a population o 157,000 inhabitants, while c. 283,000 live in its metropolitan aurie. The ceety traces its ruits tae early Roman times. It occupees baith banks o the Maine, which is spanned bi sax brigs. The destrict alang the river haes flourishin nurseries an mercat gardens. It is kent for its fresh produce an cut flouers.

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  1. "Pisa – Official Sister Cities". Comune di Pisa. Retrieved 16 December 2008. 

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