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Angers
Château d'Angers
Coat o airms o Angers
Coat o airms
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
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2001–2014) Jean-Claude Antonini (PS)
Aurie
 • Land1 62.71 km2 (24.21 sq mi)
Population (1999 estimate)2 157,000
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 49007 / 49000
Elevation 12–64 m (39–210 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
Wabsteid 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.

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1793 33,900
1800 33,000 −2.7%
1806 29,187 −11.6%
1821 29,873 +2.4%
1831 32,743 +9.6%
1836 35,901 +9.6%
1841 39,884 +11.1%
1846 44,781 +12.3%
1851 46,599 +4.1%
1856 50,726 +8.9%
1861 51,797 +2.1%
1866 54,791 +5.8%
1872 58,464 +6.7%
1876 56,846 −2.8%
1881 68,049 +19.7%
1886 73,044 +7.3%
1891 72,669 −0.5%
1896 77,164 +6.2%
1901 82,398 +6.8%
1906 82,935 +0.7%
1911 83,786 +1.0%
1921 86,158 +2.8%
1926 86,260 +0.1%
1931 85,602 −0.8%
1936 87,988 +2.8%
1946 94,408 +7.3%
1954 102,142 +8.2%
1962 115,252 +12.8%
1968 128,533 +11.5%
1975 137,591 +7.0%
1982 136,038 −1.1%
1990 141,404 +3.9%
1999 151,279 +7.0%
2006 152,237 +0.6%
2007 151,108 −0.7%
2008 148,405 −1.8%
2009 147,305 −0.7%
2010 147,571 +0.2%
2011 148,803 +0.8%
2012 149,017 +0.1%
2013 150,125 +0.7%
2014 151,056 +0.6%

Twin touns – sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Angers is twinned wi:

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

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