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A few of the most exciting wines in the world come from this region. Geography of Burgundy: Burgundy (Bourgogne) begins a hundred kilometers south from Paris and spreads itself down to Lyon. It stretches on 360 kilometers (225 miles). Burgundy is a region with various soils, divided in numerous districts: Chablis, Côte d'Or (divided in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune), Côte Chalonnaise, Mâconnais and Beaujolais. Location: South of Paris, between Dijon and Lyon, the Burgundy wine region stretches on 360 kilometers (225 miles) Size: 31 500 km2 (size of the Burgundy region) Weather: Continental with cold winter and warm summer Population: 1,600,000 (population of Burgundy region) Main Cities: Dijon (150,000) Chalon sur Saône (50,000) Auxerre (37,000) Macon (34,000) Beaune (21,000) Places of Interest: Hospices de Beaune (Hotel-Dieu) Burgundy Wine Road Dijon (roof tiles) Abbeys: Vézelay, Cluny, Fontenay About Burgundy : Wines of Burgundy - Wines of Beaujolais - Bourgogne Wine Map - Classification in Bourgogne / Burgundy - List of 33 Burgundy Grands Crus - Romanée Conti - Bourgogne wine geography - Bourgogne wine history - Wine making in Burgundy - Wines of Burgundy and food - Buy Bourgogne wines - Burgundy / Bourgogne main page Wines from Burgundy: Bourgogne aoc - Bourgogne Aligoté - Chablis - Côte de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin - Clos Vougeot - Vosne Romanée - Nuits Saint Georges - Côte de Beaune - Corton - Pommard - Volnay -
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course GEOG 4204 taught by Professor Lmresler during the Winter '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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