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La tour de l'Horloge, town center
Coat of arms of Auxerre
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Auxerre
Intercommunality Communauté de l'Auxerrois
Mayor Guy Férez
Elevation 93–217 m (305–712 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft*)
Land area1 49.95 km2 (19.29 sq mi)
Population2 111,557  (2012)
 - Density 2,233/km2 (5,780/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 89024/ 89000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 47°28′32″N 3°20′25″E / 47.4755°N 3.3402°E / 47.4755; 3.3402

Auxerre is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

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