Anjou (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʒu]) is a former county (in the sense of being ruled by a count, from c. 880), duchy (1360) and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.
Latitude and longitude of Angers
Angers ([ɑ̃.ʒe] ( )) is a city in western France, about 300 km (190 mi) southwest of Paris, and the chef-lieu of the Maine-et-Loire department. Angers was, before the French Revolution, the capital of the province of Anjou, and inhabitants of both the city and the province are called Angevins.
Latitude: 47° 28' 0.01" N
Longitude: 0° 33' 0.00" E
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The Château d'Angers is a castle in the city of Angers in the Loire Valley, in the département of Maine-et-Loire, in France. Founded in the 9th century by the Counts of Anjou, was expanded to its current size in the 13th century. It is located overh…
Angers Bridge, also called the Basse-Chaîne Bridge, was a suspension bridge over the Maine River in Angers, France.
The Château de Brissac is a French château in the commune of Brissac-Quincé, located in the département of Maine-et-Loire, France. The property is owned by the Cossé-Brissac family, whose head bears the French noble title of Duke of Brissac.
The University of Angers (French: Université d'Angers is an institution of higher learning situated in the town of the same name, in western France.
The Saint Maurice Cathedral of Angers (French: Cathédrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers), in the city of Angers, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Angers in France.
Château du Plessis-Bourré is a château in the Loire Valley in France, situated in the commune of Écuillé in the Maine-et-Loire department. Built in less than 5 years from 1468 to 1472 by Finance Minister Jean Bourré, the principal advisor to King Lo…
The Loir is a river in western France. It is a left tributary of the Sarthe River. Its source is in the Eure-et-Loir département, north of Illiers-Combray.
Angers-Saint-Laud is a railway station located in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, western France. The station was opened in 1849 and is located on the Le Mans–Angers railway and the Tours–Saint-Nazaire railway.
La Maine is a river (different from Le Maine (province)), a tributary of the Loire, 12 km (7 mi.) long, in the Maine-et-Loire département in France.
The Château de Serrant is a Renaissance château situated in the Loire Valley 15 kilometres to the west of Angers.
Muséum d’histoire naturelle d’Angers is a French natural history museum in the Hôtel Demarie-Valentin, (dating from 1521) in Angers. It contains 100,000 specimens and documents, including 2,500 birds, 20,000 molluscs, and 50,000 fossils.
Terra Botanica is an amusement and botanical park in Angers.
The Sarthe is a river in western France.
The Mayenne is a river in western France principally located in the French region Pays de la Loire.
The Communauté d'agglomération d'Angers Loire Métropole is the intercommunal structure gathering the city of Angers and some of its suburbs.
Jean-Bouin Stadium is a football stadium in Angers, France. It is the home ground of Angers SCO.
The Jardin des Plantes d'Angers (4 hectares) is a municipal park and botanical garden located on Place Pierre Mendès France, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France.