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Freiburg im Breisgau
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Coat of arms of Freiburg im Breisgau
Administration
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Urban district
City subdivisions 41 districts
Basic statistics
Area 153.07 km2 (59.10 sq mi)
Elevation 278 m  (912 ft)
Population 217,547  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,421 /km2 (3,681 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate FR
Postal codes 79098–79117
Area codes 0761, 07664, 07665
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Freiburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Its full name is Freiburg im Breisgau.

Freiburg is on the western edge of the southern Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald).

Twin cities

Freiburg has many twin cities throughout the world:

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's controversial comments, which included questioning the size of the Holocaust, have sparked questions about Freiburg's partnership with Isfahan. After the comments Freiburg's mayor postponed a trip to Isfahan, but most people involved, especially those in the Alliance '90/The Greens party, were opposed to cancelling the partnership.

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