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Bourg-en-Bresse (French pronunciation: ​[buʁkɑ̃bʁɛs]; Bôrg in Arpitan leid) is a commune in eastren Fraunce, caipital o the Ain depairtment, an wis caipital o the umwhile province o Bresse (Brêsse). It is locatit 70 km (43 mi) north-northeast o Lyon.

The inhabitants o Bourg-en-Bresse are kent as Burgiens.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bourg-en-Bresse is locatit at the wastren base o the Jura muntains, on the left bank o the Reyssouze, a tributary o the Saône. It lies 70 km (43 mi) northeast o Lyon an at 50 km (31 mi) o Lons-le-Saunier.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bourg-en-Bresse is twinned wi: Bourg-en-Bresse is twinned wi:

Additionally, it has establisht pairtnerships wi:

Coordinates: 46°12′17″N 5°13′41″E / 46.2047°N 5.2281°E / 46.2047; 5.2281