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Château d'Angers
Full nameAngers
RegionPays de la Loire
IntercommunalityAngers Loire Métropole
MayorJean-Claude Antonini (PS) (2001 2014)
Elevation65.6 ft (20 m)
Highest Elevation210 ft (64 m)
Lowest Elevation39.4 ft (12 m)
Land Area24.2 sq mi (62.71 km2)
Total Population157000 (1999 estimate)
- Density6484.3/sq mi (2503.6/km2)
Time zoneCET (GMT +1)
Postal code49000

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Angers (-frɑ̃.ʒe) is a city in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France about 300 km (186.4 mi) south-west of Paris. Angers is located in the French region known by its pre-revolutionary, provincial name, Anjou, and its inhabitants are called Angevins.

Angers proper has a population of 157,000 inhabitants, while c. 283,000 live in its metropolitan area. The city traces its roots to early Roman times. It occupies both banks of the Maine, which is spanned by six bridges. The district along the river has flourishing nurseries and market gardens. It is known for its fresh produce and cut flowers.

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