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Greater Dijon’s attractiveness agency

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Why Dijon? 10 good reasons

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An outstanding location

With 14 daily connections, just 1 hour and 35 minutes to Paris by TGV high-speed rail in the center of the triangle between Paris, Strasbourg, and Lyon.

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Skill pool

Over 40,000 students, 32 laboratories, and 1,500 researchers

2
A national healthcare hub

The Dijon-Bourgogne university hospital is ranked 13th of France’s 1,400 healthcare institutions according to Le Point magazine in 2021.

3
The capital of taste, food transition, and hospitality

9,000 jobs and 3,000 researchers in agri-food

4
A pioneering metropolitan area for low-carbon cities in France and Europe

With the label “100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030”.

5
Engaged in digital transition

The entire metropolitan area uses fiber optics.

6
An outstanding quality of life

Ranked number one among mid-sized metropolitan areas for quality of life by the 2022 Arthur Lloyd barometer.

7
Soft mobility

Over 60% of the city center was developed as a pedestrian precinct between 2011 and 2019.

8
The Dijon metropolitan area is fertile ground for business.

A convention and exhibition center just 15 minutes from the train station.

9
A diverse real estate market and variety of business parks

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