is the capital of the
Yonne department and the fourth largest city in Burgundy. The city is located
to the southeast of Paris. Auxerre's population today is about 39,000; the
metropolitan area comprises roughly 92,000 inhabitants. Residents of Auxerre
are referred to as Auxerrois
Auxerre is a commercial and industrial
centre, with industries including food production, woodworking and batteries.
It is also noted for its production of Burgundy wine, including Chablis. In