Fribourg (city)

capital of the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland

Fribourg is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg. Both sides of the river Saane/Sarine run through Fribourg. As of December 2011, 36,633 people lived there.

Fribourg
Views of Fribourg
Views of Fribourg
Coat of arms of Fribourg
Coat of arms
Location of Fribourg
CountrySwitzerland
CantonFribourg
DistrictSarine
Government
 • MayorFrench: syndic de Fribourg, German: Stadtammann or Ammann von Freiburg
Pierre-Alain Clément SPS/PSS
(as of 2014)
Area
 • Total9.28 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Elevation
610 m (2,000 ft)
Highest elevation
(Schönberg)
702 m (2,303 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total38,365
 • Density4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Postal code
1700
SFOS number2196
Surrounded byDüdingen, Givisiez, Granges-Paccot, Marly, Pierrafortscha, St. Ursen, Tafers, Villars-sur-Glâne
Twin townsRueil-Malmaison (France)
Websitewww.ville-fribourg.ch
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/fr/px-x-0102020000_201/-/px-x-0102020000_201.px/table/tableViewLayout2/?rxid=c5985c8d-66cd-446c-9a07-d8cc07276160; retrieved: 2 June 2020.

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