Auxerre's population today is about 35,000; the urban area (aire d'attraction) comprises roughly 113,000 inhabitants. Residents of Auxerre are referred to as Auxerrois. Auxerre is a commercial and industrial centre, with industries including food production, woodworking and batteries.
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Auxerre is a town on the Yonne River and in the Yonne department of the Burgundy region. Historically, the town owes its importance to its important position on the river, and also to the once important trade route between the Mediterranean and the North Sea.
Auxerre is an historical city in the French region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (historical area of Burgundy), at the heart of one of the country's largest wine-producing areas. Get in [ edit ] Auxerre is located half way between Paris (170 km) and Dijon (150 km) on the A6 motorway, at the junction of the proposed A26 Troyes-Bourges motorway.
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Auxerre is the prefecture of the Yonne department, the capital of the arrondissement of Auxerre and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of four cantons: Auxerre-1 formed by 3 communes and part of Auxerre, with 14,411 inhabitants (2014). Auxerre-2 formed by 6 communes and part of Auxerre, with 19,035 inhabitants (2014).
Auxerre’s most notable landmark, the cathedral of Saint-Étienne (13th–16th-century Gothic), has three sculptured doorways and a rose window on the west front. A massive tower rises in the northwest corner. The early Gothic choir and the apsidal chapel contain some of the best 13th-century stained glass in France. The church of Saint ...
In Burgundy on the navigable River Yonne, Auxerre is an inland port with a lovable old town and solemn churches that power above the skyline.. Those old religious buildings are even more ancient than they appear from the outside: The Abbaye Saint-Germain goes deep into the Dark Ages and has the earliest Christian church frescos in France in its Frankish crypt.