This polygon shapefile represents the Region Boundary for the Pays de la Loire region of France for 2010. These are the level 1 administrative divisions (ADM1) of Pays de la Loire.A region's primary responsibility is to build and furnish high schools. In addition, regions have considerable discretionary power over infrastructural spending, e.g., education, public transit, universities and research, and assistance to business owners. This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data. Articque informatique. (2010). Region Boundary: Pays de la Loire, France, 2010. Articque informatique. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/yx400zj9617 This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.