Freiburg im Breisgau

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Freiburg
Coat of arms of Freiburg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Stadtkreis
Subdivisions 41 districts
Government
 • Lord Mayor Dieter Salomon (Greens)
Area
 • Total 153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
Elevation 278 m (912 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)
 • Total 218,043
 • Density 1,424.47/km2 (3,689.35/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79098 - 79117
Dialling codes 0761, 07664, 07665
Vehicle registration FR
Website www.freiburg.de

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.[1]

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