Freiburg im Breisgau


1. General information :

Freiburg im Breisgau¬†is a city in¬†Baden-W√ľrttemberg, Germany. A famous old German university town, and¬†archiepiscopal¬†seat, Freiburg was incorporated in the early twelfth century and developed into a major commercial, intellectual, and ecclesiastical center of the upper Rhine region. The city is known for its medieval¬†minster¬†and renaissance¬†university, as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. Freiburg is a center of academia and research with numerous intellectual figures and¬†Nobel Laureates having lived, worked, and taught there. The city is situated in the heart of the major¬†Baden wine-growing region¬†and serves as the primary tourist entry point to the scenic beauty of the Black Forest. According to meteorological statistics, the city is the sunniest and warmest in Germany.

Population : 220.000

Location : Germany

Official websites:

City of Freiburg :

Freiburg crime prevention council :

Twinned with :

  • Besan√ßon¬†(France)
  • Innsbruch (Austria)
  • Padua (Italy)
  • Guildford (United Kingdom)
  • Madison (USA)
  • Matsuyama (Japan)
  • Liviv (Ukraine)
  • Granada (Spain)
  • Isfahan (Iran)
  • Suwon (South Korea)

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