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
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 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.

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 ceetiesEedit

Angers is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  •   This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

NotesEedit

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

Freemit airtinsEedit

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