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Fribourg in Switzerland covers an area of 1671 square kilometers. French and German are the languages working in administration. Fribourg Switzerland is a member of the Swiss Federation since 1481.
Fribourg makes the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg and the district of Sarine. It is situated 28 kilometers southwest of Bern. Located on the Swiss Plateau, and stretched along both sides of the Saane/Sarine River, Fribourg in Switzerland is designated as an important economic, administrative and educational center on the cultural border between Romandy Switzerland and Germany.

Fribourg in Switzerland finds mention in the hearts of everyone mostly because of its Old City. Its Old City is situated on a small rocky hill above the valley of the Saane. It enlists as one of the cities kept in good condition in Switzerland. The Old City sits on a hill of about 100 meters in width, which rises about 40 meters above the valley floor. Most of the city is located on the High Plateau and the surrounding hills. The valley floor surrounds mostly the Old City.


In the terms of population Fribourg in Switzerland is marked as the largest city in Canton Fribourg, though foreigners constitute 29% of the inhabitants. Festivals embrace Fribourg throughout the year. Of the notable programs Fribourgh Switzerland experiences are the international folklore convention, the occasion of religious music,, the jazz parade, an international film festival and Cinéplus which is organized since 1972.

It takes only an hour or two to tour Fribourg in Switzerland. The places to visit are:
  • Historic Old City with its Gothic Cathedral of Saint Nicholas
  • The Natural History Museum
  • The Museum of Art and History, located in the Ratzéhof
  • The Swiss Museum of Marionnettes
  • The Swiss Sewing Machine Museum
  • A beer museum
Travelers to Switzerland mainly visit Fribourg Switzerland on a single day plan.





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