Dijon

Coordinates: 47°17′26″N 5°02′34″E / 47.2906°N 5.0428°E / 47.2906; 5.0428

Dijon is a city in eastern France, and is the capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Burgundy region.

Dijon is the historical capital of the region of Burgundy. Population (2008): 151,576 within the city limits; 250,516 (2007) for the greater Dijon area.

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Tart Abbey - History - Dijon
... The first few years in Dijon were not comfortable ... longer by the severe reduction in the income of the community in Dijon that resulted when in 1636 the troops of Matthias Gallas sacked and burnt the abbey buildings at Tart in the course of ... now a museum of Burgundian life, the Musée Perrin de Puycousin, and the former church is now the Dijon Museum of Sacred Art (Musée d'art sacré de Dijon) ...
Dijon - International Relations - Twin Towns – Sister Cities
... Dijon is twinned with Cluj-Napoca in Romania Dallas in United States Mainz in Germany Opole in Poland Pécs in Hungary Reggio Emilia in Italy Skopje in Macedonia Volgograd in Russia York in ...
Champmol - Later History
... There was slight damage in the siege of Dijon in 1513 and in the French Wars of Religion, but essentially the monastery remained in its 15th-century state until it was decided to update it in the 1770s ... by Charles-André van Loo in 1741 both the new paintings are now in the Dijon museum ... seen by visitors, and many of the contents are in the Dijon museum, with the tombs and carved retables housed in the former Palace of the Dukes ...
Musée Des Beaux-Arts De Dijon
... The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon is a museum of fine arts opened in 1787 in Dijon, France ... of Burgundy in the historic center of Dijon ...
Charles Boateng - Career
... to Dijon FCO, formerly was in June 2007 on trial at Dijon FCO ... After three seasons with Dijon FCO, the 20-year old Ghanese midfielder signed on 14 June 2010 for FC Rouen ...

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