Cholet is a French commune , capital of the district , located in the department of Maine-et-Loire in the Pays de la Loire region . It is the main town of Mauges, south-west of the former province of Anjou, in the immediate vicinity of Loire-Atlantique (former province of Brittany ), Vendée and Deux-Sèvres (former province of Poitou ) . The local architecture and cultural heritage are strongly influenced by this geographical […]