Auxerre is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth-largest city in Burgundy. Auxerre’s population today is about 39,000;the metropolitan area comprises roughly 92,000 inhabitants. Residents of Auxerre are referred to as Auxerrois.
Auxerre is a commercial and industrial centre, with industries including food production, woodworking and batteries. It is also noted for its production of Burgundy wine, including world-famous Chablis. In 1995 Auxerre was named “Town of Art and History”.
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