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).