Region Bourgogne Franche-Comté - France

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (sometimes abbreviated BFC) is an administrative region located in the Center-East of France. It is the result of the administrative merger on January 1, 2016 of the two former regions of Bourgogne and Franche-Comté.

With an area of 47,784 km2, it is the fifth largest of the thirteen regions of metropolitan France and includes eight departments: the Côte-d’Or, Doubs, Haute-Saône, Jura, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire, Territoire de Belfort and Yonne.

Its population was 2,805,580 in 2019, making it the third least populated region and the second least densely populated (58.7 inhab./km2).

Its capital is Dijon, while Besançon is the seat of the regional council.