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Maine-et-Loire
Department
Flag of Maine-et-Loire
Flag
Coat of arms of Maine-et-Loire
Coat of arms
Location of Maine-et-Loire in France
Location of Maine-et-Loire in France
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Département 4 March 1790
Area
 • Total 7,106.64 km2 (2,743.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 810,186
 • Density 114.00409/km2 (295.2692/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code FR-49
Arrondissements 4
Cantons 21
Communes 183

Maine-et-Loire is a department found in the west of France in the Pays de la Loire region. Its prefecture is Angers and its population is about 810,000 (2015 estimation). It is one of the 83 first French departments made during the French revolution.

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