Place:Maine, France

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NameMaine
Alt namesLe Mainesource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 552
TypeFormer province
Located inFrance
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Maine is one of the traditional provinces of France (not to be confused with La Maine, the river). It corresponds to the old county of Maine, whose capital was the city of Le Mans. The area, now divided into the departments of Sarthe and Mayenne, contains about 857,000 inhabitants.

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