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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
Kintra Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
Destrict Stadtkreis
Subdivisions 41 districts
Government
 • Laird Mayor Dieter Salomon (Greens)
Area
 • Total 153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
Elevation 278 m (912 ft)
Population (2011-12-31)[1]
 • Total 229,144
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 79098–79117
Diallin codes 0761, 07664, 07665
Vehicle registration FR
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Freiburg im Breisgau (German pronunciation: [ˈfʁaɪ̯bʊʁk ʔɪm ˈbʁaɪ̯sɡaʊ̯]; Alemannic: Friburg im Brisgau; French: Fribourg-en-Brisgau) commonly kent as Freiburg, is a ceety in Baden-Württemberg, Germany wi a population o aboot 230,000 fowk. In the sooth-wast o the kintra, it straddles the Dreisam river, at the foot of the Schlossberg. Historically, the ceety haes actit as the hub o the Breisgau region on the wastren edge o the Black Forest in the Upper Rhine Plain. Ane o the famous auld German varsity touns, an airchiepiscopal seat, Freiburg wis incorporatit in the early twalt century an developit intae a major commercial, intellectual, an ecclesiastical centre o the upper Rhine region. The ceety is kent for its medieval varsity an meenster, as well as for its heich staundart o livin an advancit environmental practices. The ceety is situatit in the hert o a major wine-growin region an serves as the primar tourist entry point tae the scenic brawness o the Black Forest. Accordin tae meteorological statistics, the ceety is the sunniest an wairmest in Germany an haulds the German temperatur record o 40.2 °C (104.4 °F).[2][3]

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  1. "Bevölkerung und Erwerbstätigkeit". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 9 October 2012. 
  2. Website for the German Agricultural Society: Baden (read on January 1, 2008).[1]
  3. List of weather records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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