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Angers
Château d'Angers
Coat o airms o Angers
Coat o airms
Angers is locatit in Fraunce
Angers
Angers
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Angers is locatit in Pays de la Loire
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
KintraFraunce
RegionPays de la Loire
DepairtmentMaine-et-Loire
ArrondissementAngers
IntercommunalityAngers Loire Métropole
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2001–2014) Jean-Claude Antonini (PS)
Area
1
62.71 km2 (24.21 sq mi)
Population
 (1999 estimate)2
157,000
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (GMT +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
49007 /49000
Elevation12–64 m (39–210 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
Wabsteidangers.fr/foreign-versions/english-version/
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit 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 population
YearPop.±%
179333,900—    
180033,000−2.7%
180629,187−11.6%
182129,873+2.4%
183132,743+9.6%
183635,901+9.6%
184139,884+11.1%
184644,781+12.3%
185146,599+4.1%
185650,726+8.9%
186151,797+2.1%
186654,791+5.8%
187258,464+6.7%
187656,846−2.8%
188168,049+19.7%
188673,044+7.3%
189172,669−0.5%
189677,164+6.2%
190182,398+6.8%
190682,935+0.7%
191183,786+1.0%
192186,158+2.8%
192686,260+0.1%
193185,602−0.8%
193687,988+2.8%
194694,408+7.3%
1954102,142+8.2%
1962115,252+12.8%
1968128,533+11.5%
1975137,591+7.0%
1982136,038−1.1%
1990141,404+3.9%
1999151,279+7.0%
2006152,237+0.6%
2007151,108−0.7%
2008148,405−1.8%
2009147,305−0.7%
2010147,571+0.2%
2011148,803+0.8%
2012149,017+0.1%
2013150,125+0.7%
2014151,056+0.6%

Twin touns – sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Angers is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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