Burgundy gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Burgundy is lead by Francois Patriatand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Dijon (Population: 149,782).
Burgundy Metropolitan region - Quick Facts
|Region Type||Metropolitan region|
|Year of Establishment||1982|
|Capital||Dijon (Population: 149,782)|
|Head of Government||Francois Patriat|
|Total Area||31,582 sq km (12,194 sq miles)|
|Population Density||53.6 sq km (138.9 sq miles)|