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Burgundy

Bourgogne
Banner o Burgundy
Banner
Bourgogne in France.svg
Kintra Fraunce
PrefecturDijon
Departments
Govrenment
 • PresesFrançois Patriat (PS)
Area
 • Total31,582 km2 (12,194 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-01-01)
 • Tot1,631,000
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP (2006)[1]Rankit {{{GDP_rank}}}
Tot€40 billion (US${{{GDP_US$}}} bn)
Per capita€24,800 (US${{{GDP_per_capita_US$}}})
NUTS RegionFR2
Wabsteidcr-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. "GDP per inhabitant in 2006 ranged from 25% of the EU27 average in Nord-Est in Romania to 336% in Inner London" (PDF). Eurostat. 

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