Fribourg (city)

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Fribourg
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Coat of arms of Fribourg
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Location of Fribourg
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictSarine
Government
 • MayorFrench: syndic de Fribourg, German: Stadtammann or Ammann von Freiburg
Pierre-Alain Clément SPS/PSS
(as of 2014)
Area
 • Total9.28 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Elevation
610 m (2,000 ft)
Highest elevation
(Schönberg)
702 m (2,303 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total38,521
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Postal code
1700
SFOS number2196
Surrounded byDüdingen, Givisiez, Granges-Paccot, Marly, Pierrafortscha, St. Ursen, Tafers, Villars-sur-Glâne
Twin townsRueil-Malmaison (France)
Websitewww.ville-fribourg.ch
SFSO statistics

Fribourg is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg. Both sides of the river Saane/Sarine run through Fribourg. As of December 2011, 36,633 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Staatsangehörigkeit (Kategorie), Geschlecht und demographischen Komponenten". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 12 January 2019.

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