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Time zone

Time zone: CET (Central Europe Time)

UTC/GMT +1 hour

  Current time in Dijon


Since 2002 the sole currency of France has been the Euro.

More information about currency rates can be found at the  XE Website 



The climate of Dijon is moderately continental, with cold winters and warm summers.
The city is located in central-eastern France, in Burgundy and the average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 2.7 °C (36.9 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 20.8 °C (69.4 °F).

Useful Phone Numbers

Country Code: + 33

Dijon Code: +33  3

Emergency services:  112

Directory enquiries:  12

International directory enquiries: 3212

Speaking clock: 3699

Weather forecast (€0.34 per minute): 3201/3250

France Telecom English line: + 33 1 55 78 60 56

ESEO Dijon (Conference Venue): +33 (0)3 45 43 32 10



French is a Romanic language, descendant of the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire. 
It is also the official language of 29 countries with 74 million native speakers 1.12% of the world's population.

English French Pronunciation
Yes/No Oui/Non wee/nong
Yes, please/No, thank you Oui, s'il vous plaît/Non, merci wee, seel voo play/nong, mair-see
Please S'il vous plaît seel voo play
Thank you Merci (madame/monsieur) mair-see (mah-dahm/mer-syer)
You're welcome Il n'y a pas de quoi eel nyah pah der kwah
Here is/are Voici... vwah-see
Hello/Good morning/afternoon Bonjour, (madame/monsieur) bong-zhoor, (mah-dahm/mer-syer)
Hello/Good evening Bonsoir (madame/monsieur) bong-swahr, (mah-dahm/mer-syer)
Goodbye Au revoir oh rer-vwahr
Good night Bonne nuit bonn nwee
How are you? Comment allez-vous? kommahng tahlay voo
Very well, thanks Très bien, merci tray byang mair-see
Excuse me Excusez-moi ex-kewzay mwah
Do you speak English? Est-ce que vous parlez anglais? essker voo pahrlay ahng-glay
Can you help me? Est-ce que vous pouvez m'aider? essker voo poovay may-day
I don't understand. Je ne comprends pas. zher ner kong-prahng pah
I don't know. Je ne sais pas. zher ner say pah
Could you please write it down Est-ce que vous pouvez l'écrire? essker voo poovay lay-kreer
Sorry Pardon/Désolé(e) par-dawhn/day-zo-lay
 Leave me alone! Laissez-moi tranquille. lay-say mwah trahng-keel
Where? Où? oo
When? Quand? kahng
How? Comment? kommahng
Why? Pourquoi? poor-kwah
Who? Qui? kee
Which? Lequel?/Laquelle? ler-kell/lah-kell
Where is...? Où est...? oo ay
How much?/How many? Combien? kong-byang
What's that? Qu'est-ce que c'est? kessker say
I'd like... Je voudrais... zher voodray
I want... Je veux... zher ver
I like it. Ça me plaît. sahm play
I don't like it. Ça ne me plaît pas. sah ner mer play pah
OK/Agreed. Ça va/d'accord. sah vah/dah-korr
That's fine. C'est bien. say byang