City profile

Freiburg is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in south-western Germany, on the edge of the Black Forest. It has a population of nearly 250,000 people. It is one of Germany’s old university towns, and is known for its ancient university and its medieval minster, as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices.

The city is situated in the heart of a major wine-growing region and serves as the primary tourist entry point to the scenic beauty of the Black Forest. The city is apparently the sunniest and warmest in Germany and holds the German temperature record of 40.2 °C.


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