|picture: Coat of arms of the city Auxerre|
|picture: Situation of Auxerre|
|Arrondissement||Arrondissement de Auxerre (capital)|
|canton||capital of 5 cantons|
|surface||49.95 km ²|
|population density||757 Einwohner/km ²|
|height||of 102 m and. NN|
|postal zip code||F-89000|
|Geographical situation|| |
of coordinates: 47° 47 ' 54 " N; 03° 34 ' 04 " O 47° 47 ' 54 " N; 03° 34 ' 04 " O
| address |
of the city hall
| Mairie d'Auxerre|
14 Place de l'Hôtel de ville
|form on homepage|
|mayor|| Guy Ferez|
Auxerre [oˈsɛʀ] at the same time administrative seat lies in the Département Yonne in the region Bourgogne , France to the Yonne and is. The city has 37,790 inhabitants (conditions: 1999) and a surface of 49,95 km ². In the proximity the Mont Autric lies.
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Historically the city was created as Roman attachment under the name Oppidum Autessiodorum. The via Agrippa handed likewise to the settlement near. In 5. Century experienced the city by working bishop and commander the Germanus of Auxerre a first economic and religious bloom time. InThe Middle Ages were Auxerre in merowingischem property and - in the year 1223 - kept to Auxerre municipal rights only late.
The growth prospect of the city was limited by the political situation in the border area between French and burgundischem realm clearly over long time.
In August 1944 became Auxerre ofthe troops of the Leclerc frees general.
1972 united the city with the municipality Vaux.
development of the number of inhabitants:
Sons and daughters of the city
- Germanus of Auxerre, troop commanders and bishop
- Jacques Berthier, organist and composer
- Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician and physicist
- Edme Charles Philippe Lepère, statesman
- Jacques Germain Soufflot, architect
of twin cities
- Płock (Poland)
- Worms (Germany)
- Roscoff (France)
- Saint Amarin (France)
- Greve in Chianti (Italy)
- Redditch (Great Britain)