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Maine-et-Loire (Department, France)

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Flag of the General Council of Maine-et-Loire - Image by Ivan Sache, 30 September 2009


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Administrative data

Code: 49
Region: Pays de la Loire
Traditional provinces: Anjou, Poitou
Bordering departments: Indre-et-Loire, Loire-Atlantique, Mayenne, Sarthe, Deux-Sèvres, Vendée, Vienne

Area: 7,166 km2
Population (2006): 766,659 inhabitants

Préfecture: Angers
Sous-préfectures: Cholet, Saumur, Segré
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 41 cantons, 363 communes.

The department is named after rivers Maine (10 km) and Loire (1,020 km).
On 3 August 1973, the municipality of Puy-Saint-Bonnet was incorporated to the municipality of Cholet and therefore transferred from the department of Deux-Sèvres to the department of Maine-et-Loire.

Ivan Sache, 14 November 2009


Flag of the General Council

The flag of the General Council of Maine-et-Loire is white with the logo of the General Council.
The logo of the General Council of Maine-et-Loire is made of the word "Anjou" in black letters, except the "A", which is grey, blue and red.

Ivan Sache, 30 September 2009


Intermunicipal Authorities

Agglomération du Choletais

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Flag of Agglomération du Choletais - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 26 February 2017

Agglomération du Choletais (26 municipalities; 102,908 inhabitants in 2014; 78,796 ha) was formed on 1 January 2017 by the merger of the former Communauté d'agglomération du Choletais, the Communauté de communes du Bocage, and the Communauté de communes du Vihiersois-Haut-Layon.

The flag of Agglomération du Choletais (photo) is white with the authority's logo, which was already used by the former Communauté d'agglomération du Choletais.

Olivier Touzeau, 26 February 2017