Burgundy (//; French: Bourgogne [buʁɡɔɲ] (listen)) is a historical territory and a former administrative region of east-central France. It is named for the Burgundians, an East Germanic people who moved westwards beyond the Rhine during the late Roman period.
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|Dissolved||1 January 2016|
|• President||François Patriat (PS)|
|• Total||31,582 km2 (12,194 sq mi)|
|• Density||52/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||FR-D|
|GDP (2012)||Ranked 16th|
|Total||€42.7 billion (US$55.0 bn)|
|Per capita||€25,996 (US$33,436)|
The name Burgundy has historically denoted numerous political entities, including kingdoms and duchies spanning territory from the Mediterranean to the Low Countries.[not verified in body] Since the inception of the French departmental system in 1790, Burgundy has referred to the geographic area comprising the four departments of Côte-d'Or, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne, and Nièvre.