|Prefecture building of the Yonne department, in Auxerre|
|• President of the General Council||Jean-Marie Rolland|
|• Total||7,427 km2 (2,868 sq mi)|
|• Density||47/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2|
Yonne (French pronunciation: [jɔn]) is a French department named after the Yonne River. It is one of the four constituent departments of Burgundy and is located northwest of the region, bordering Île-de-France. Its prefecture (capital) is Auxerre and its postcode number is 89.
It is the 3rd department in Burgundy in terms of population with about 353.000, and an average of 0,41% increase per year. The biggest city is Auxerre, its capital, with a population of 40.000 and an urban area of roughly 90.000.
It elects three members of parliament to the National Assembly - in the 20012-17 parliamentary term, two of them are drawn from the right-wing Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) and one from Socialist Party (France) (PS). Its two senators also represent the UMP.
- Cantons of the Yonne department
- Communes of the Yonne department
- Arrondissements of the Yonne department
- (French) Prefecture website
- (French) General Council website
- (English) Yonne at the Open Directory Project
- (French) Wild Flowers from Yonne (Burgundy)