Freiburg im Breisgau

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Freiburg im Breisgau
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Location of Freiburg im Breisgau
Freiburg im Breisgau is located in Germany
Freiburg im Breisgau
Freiburg im Breisgau
Freiburg im Breisgau is located in Baden-Württemberg
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
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictStadtkreis
Subdivisions41 districts
Government
 • Lord mayorMartin Horn (Ind.)
Area
 • Total153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
Elevation
278 m (912 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)[1]
 • Total217,547
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
79098–79117
Dialling codes0761, 07664, 07665
Vehicle registrationFR
Website[2]

Freiburg (Alemannic German: Friburg im Brisgau) 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]

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. "Population data".
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