Pays de la Loire

General Information


Official name Pays de la Loire
Capital Nantes
ISO code fr-52
Statistical agency Insee


Administrative units

codedépartement
> arrondissement
capitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1999-03-08
census
population
2006-01-01
admin.
population
2010-01-01
admin.
44Loire-AtlantiqueNantes6,815.381,134,2661,268,1731,317,685
1Châteaubriant 2,148.32102,392118,616126,687
2Nantes 2,117.54715,358786,588810,674
3Saint-Nazaire 1,758.11267,796306,195318,761
4Ancenis 791.4148,72056,77461,563
49Maine-et-LoireAngers7,165.60732,942790,659808,298
1Angers 2,127.40367,131394,163399,363
2Cholet 1,645.56183,478199,315205,209
3Saumur 2,229.02129,222137,524140,613
4Segré 1,163.6253,11159,65763,113
53MayenneLaval5,175.21285,338309,106317,006
1Château-Gontier 1,269.9758,15263,21765,543
2Laval 1,811.65140,207154,206159,417
3Mayenne 2,093.5986,97991,68392,046
72SartheLe Mans6,205.99529,851568,708579,497
1La Flèche 2,521.36136,933151,523156,575
2Mamers 2,847.25137,838150,498154,331
3Le Mans 837.38255,080266,687268,591
85VendéeLa Roche-sur-Yon6,719.59539,664616,707654,096
1Fontenay-le-Comte 2,128.88119,403129,979134,281
2La Roche-sur-Yon 2,494.62230,386264,754282,862
3Les Sables-d'Olonne 2,096.09189,875221,974236,953
 total 32,081.773,222,0613,553,3533,676,582
source: Insee, France.

Main cities

namepopulation
1999-03-08
census
population
2006-01-01
admin.
population
2010-01-01
admin.
Nantes270,251290,871293,234
Angers151,279156,965151,957
Le Mans146,105148,169147,108
Saint-Nazaire65,87471,37369,724
Cholet54,20456,76156,137
La Roche-sur-Yon49,26254,11656,101
Laval50,94753,89654,100
Saint-Herblain43,72644,77544,078
Rezé35,47838,56939,683
Saumur29,85730,12828,772
Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire25,22325,33425,832
Orvault23,55424,86725,216
Vertou20,26821,64022,117
source: Insee, France.