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Fribourg
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Coat of arms of Fribourg
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Fribourg
District Sarine
Area
 • Total 9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Highest elevation (Schönberg) 702 m (2,303 ft)
Population (Dec 2015 )
 • Total 38,489
 • Density 4,139/km2 (10,720/sq mi)
Postal code 1700
Surrounded by Düdingen, Givisiez, Granges-Paccot, Marly, Pierrafortscha, Sankt Ursen, Tafers, Villars-sur-Glâne
Twin towns Rueil-Malmaison (France)

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.


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