Maine-et-Loire


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Maine-et-Loire

(mĕn-ā-lwär), department (1990 pop. 705,882), NW France, roughly coextensive with AnjouAnjou
, region and former province, W France, coextensive roughly with Maine-et-Loire and parts of Indre-et-Loire, Mayenne, and Sarthe depts. Angers, the historic capital, and Saumur are the chief towns.
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, city (1990 pop. 146,163), capital of Maine-et-Loire dept., W France, in Anjou, on the Maine River. A business and trade center, it is known for its wine and the famous Cointreau liqueur.
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Maine-et-Loire

 

a department in northwestern France, on the lower course of the Loire River. Area, 7,200 sq km; population, 600,000 (1971). Its capital is the city of Angers. In 1968, 29 percent of the gainfully employed population was engaged in agriculture, and 24 percent in industry. There is intensive farming (viticulture and fruit and vegetable growing) in the Loire valley. Livestock breeding and grain farming for consumption are prevalent in the other areas of the department. Bocage landscape is typical. Industry (chiefly light industry and food processing) is concentrated in Angers and Cholet.

Maine-et-Loire

a department of W France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Angers. Pop.: 745 486 (2003 est.). Area: 7218 sq. km (2815 sq. miles)
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Major organization : DPARTEMENT DE MAINE-ET-LOIRE (22490001900015)
Contract notice: supply of materials, equipment and consumables for the maintenance of departmental buildings in maine-et-loire
Supply of equipment, equipment and electrical consumables for the maintenance of departmental buildings in maine-et-loire - framework agreement with purchase orders concluded with an economic operator by lot pursuant to article 4 of the ordinance of the 23.
Contract notice: maintenance of the individual heating and hot water production facilities of the entire rental property of maine-et-loire habitat
Contract notice: maintenance and maintenance of fire extinguishers and smoke extraction systems at departmental sites in maine-et-loire
Contract notice: Asphalt reinforcement on the departmental network of maine-et-loire - program 2018
Contract notice:asphalt reinforcement on the departmental network of maine-et-loire - program 2018