Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Dijon is a city that serves as the prefecture of the Côte-d'Or department and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. As o…
Dijon is a city that serves as the prefecture of the Côte-d'Or department and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. As of 2017 the commune had a population of 156,920. The earliest archaeological finds within the city limits of Dijon date to the Neolithic period. Dijon later became a Roman settlement named Divio, located on the road between Lyon and Paris. The province was home to the Dukes of Burgundy from the early 11th until the late 15th centuries, and Dijon became a place of tremendous wealth and power, one of the great European centres of art, learning, and science.
  • Country: France
  • Region: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
  • Area: 40.41 km² (15.60 sq mi)
  • Elevation: 220–410 m (720–1,350 ft) · (avg. 245 m or 804 ft)
  • Department: Côte-d'Or
  • Arrondissement: Dijon
  • Canton: Dijon-1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

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