Place:Auxonne, Côte-d'Or, France

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NameAuxonne
Alt namesAussonasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 36
Aussonicasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 36
Auxoniasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 36
TypeCommune
Coordinates47.2°N 5.383°E
Located inCôte-d'Or, France
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source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Auxonne is a French commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Burgundy region of eastern France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Auxonnais or Auxonnaises.

Auxonne is one of the sites of the defensive structures of Vauban, clearly seen from the train bridge as it enters the Auxonne SNCF train station on the DijonBesançon train line. It also was home to the Artillery School where Napoleon received his first training.

The commune has been awarded one flower by the National Council of Towns and Villages in Bloom in the Competition of cities and villages in Bloom.

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  • For more information, see the FR Wikipedia article Auxonne.

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