|— Region of France —|
|- President||François Patriat (PS)|
|- Total||31,582 km2 (12,193.9 sq mi)|
|- Density||51.6/km2 (133.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|- Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|President||François Patriat (PS)|
|Area||31,582 km² (12,194 sq mi)|
|Population|| 1,631,000 (01/2008) |
|- Density||52 /km² (134 /sq mi)|
A Quadripartite agreement was made between Central Bohemia, Opole, Bourgogne and Rhineland Palatinate in 2003 that gave rise to many activities such as a Students European Contest created in 2005, or the students literary prize.
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Burgundy (French, Bourgogne)  is an inland region of east-central France, located to the south-east of the French capital city Paris. Noted for its rich history, Burgundy is probably most famous for the wines of the same name, as well as several other important varieties.
Burgundy has a rich inheritance of remarkable buildings, castles, Roman churches, and its vineyards are some of the most prestigious and its gastronomy is famous.
Lakes and forests, fishing, walking or riding. The Nievre in Burgundy possesses a vast area of wild countryside ideal both for sport and cultural activities. Lands with different tastes to discover, gentle landscapes with the river Loire and hillsides covered with vineyards.
Wine is unmistakably the most well known product in Burgundy. From North to south on soils carefully exposed grows with ease the well known names of wines which are so famous to this region. Chablis, Côteaux de l’Auxerrois, Côte-de-Nuits, Côte-de-Beaune, Hautes-Côtes, Côtes Chalonnaise et Mâconnais, and of course Pouilly-sur-Loire.
As with the rest of France, the language widely spoken is French. Refer to the French phrasebook for key French phrases. As far as English is concerned, it is quite likely that tourists will be able to find English speakers in tourist areas, namely just the city of Dijon. As soon as you venture into less populated areas, knowledge of French will become essential.
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(14.II.1903 - 10.III.1999)
French entomologist (Lepidoptera).