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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
Admin. regionFreiburg
Subdivisions41 districts
 • Laird MayorDieter Salomon (Greens)
 • Total153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
278 m (912 ft)
 • Total231,848
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes0761, 07664, 07665
Vehicle registrationFR

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 fit o 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 weel 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 sers as the primar tourist entry pynt tae the scenic brawness o the Black Forest. Accordin tae meteorological statistics, the ceety is the sunniest an wairmest in Germany an hauds the German temperatur record o 40.2 °C (104.4 °F).[3]

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  1. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population bi naitionality an sex as o 31 December 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. Juin 2022.
  2. Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. "Population data". Archived frae the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 15 Januar 2014.
  3. Website for the German Agricultural Society: Baden (read on January 1, 2008).[1] Archived 2007-10-30 at the Wayback Machine

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