Burgundy

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Burgundy
Bourgogne
Region o Fraunce

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Kintra  Fraunce
Prefectur Dijon
Depairtments
Government
 • Preses François Patriat (PS)
Area
 • Total 31,582 km2 (12,194 sq mi)
Population (2008-01-01)
 • Total 1,631,000
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 40 billion (2006)[1]
GDP per capita € 24,800 (2006)[1]
NUTS Region FR2
Website cr-bourgogne.fr

Burgundy (French: Bourgogne, IPA: [buʁɡɔɲ] ( listen)) is ane o the 27 regions o Fraunce.

The name comes frae the Burgundians, an auncient Germanic fowk who settled in the aurie in early Middle-age. The region o Burgundy is baith larger than the auld Duchy o Burgundy an smawer than the aurie ruled bi the Dukes o Burgundy, frae the modren Netherlands tae the border o Auvergne. It is made up o the follaein auld provinces:

The climate o this region is essentially oceanic (Cfb in Köppen classification), wi a continental influence (sometimes cried a "hauf-continental climate").

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Map of the Burgundy region.
Map o the Burgundy region.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "GDP per inhabitant in 2006 ranged from 25% of the EU27 average in Nord-Est in Romania to 336% in Inner London". Eurostat. 

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Coordinates: 47°00′N 4°30′E / 47.000°N 4.500°E / 47.000; 4.500