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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Total quantity or scope: Surface coatings on the departmental network of Maine-et-Loire - 2016 program.
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2005 contracts awarded by certain public or private entities not subject to the public procurement code relating to the insurance procurement for the needs of maine-et-loire habitat.
Contract notice: Supply and delivery of spare parts for heavy vehicles and agricultural equipment to services of maine-et-loire department.
Contract notice: Achieving a very high speed engineering scheme on the department of maine-et-loire and updating of territorial director of digital development plan.
Subscription various insurance contracts for the benefit of the regional chamber of agriculture of the countries of the Loire and the departmental chambers of agriculture Loire-Atlantique, Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne, Sarthe and Vendee, incorporated group commands.
Contract notice: Maintenance of facilities and kitchen facilities of public colleges maine-et-loire.
Contract notice: Grouping controls of fresh meat and meat products of public schools and colleges of the maine-et-loire for the year 2016.