Freiburg im Breisgau

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Freiburg im Breisgau
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Freiburg im Breisgau is located in Germany
Freiburg im Breisgau
Freiburg im Breisgau
Coordinates: 47°59′N 7°51′E / 47.983°N 7.850°E / 47.983; 7.850Coordinates: 47°59′N 7°51′E / 47.983°N 7.850°E / 47.983; 7.850
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Stadtkreis
Government
 • Lord Mayor Martin Horn (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
Elevation 278 m (912 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 226,393
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79098–79117
Dialling codes 0761, 07664, 07665
Vehicle registration FR
Website [2]

Freiburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Its full name is Freiburg im Breisgau.

Freiburg is on the western edge of the southern Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald).

Twin cities[change | change source]

Freiburg has many twin cities throughout the world:

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's controversial comments, which included questioning the size of the Holocaust, have sparked questions about Freiburg's partnership with Isfahan. After the comments Freiburg's mayor postponed a trip to Isfahan, but most people involved, especially those in the Alliance '90/The Greens party, were opposed to cancelling the partnership.[2]

Famous residents[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
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