Friday, March 28, 2014

France - Burgundy - 89 Yonne - Auxerre


Sent by David from Auxerre, France.

Auxerre (French pronunciation: ​[oˈsɛʁ]) is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth largest city in Burgundy. The city of Auxerre is located 1h30 southeast of Paris.
Auxerre's population today is about 39,000. Residents of Auxerre are referred to as Auxerrois. Auxerre's metropolitan area comprises roughly 92,000 inhabitants.
It is a commercial and industrial centre, with industries including food production, woodworking and batteries.
Auxerre is also world famous for its production of Burgundy wine, including Chablis.
In 1995 Auxerre was named "Town of Art and History". (read further)

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