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Freiburg im Breisgau 278m, panoramic view in west direction over the city to Mount Kaiserstuhl.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Freiburg im Breisgau 278m, Blick Richtung Westen über die Stadt zum Kaiserstuhl.
Freiburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany (where it is officially known by its full name, Freiburg im Breisgau), on the western edge of the southern Black Forest (German: "Schwarzwald"). Popular opinion has it that Freiburg is the warmest city in Germany. It straddles the Dreisam river, on the foothills of the Schlossberg. The city is surrounded by the Black Forest mountains "Rosskopf" and "Bromberg" in the east, and in the south and west by the "Schönberg", "Tuniberg" and the "Kaiserstuhl". History: Freiburg was founded in the 12th century (1120) by Duke Konrad of Zähringen as a free market town; hence its name, which translates to "free (or independent) town"--the word "Burg," like the modern English word "borough," was used in those days for an incorporated city or town, usually one with some degree of autonomy. The town was strategically located at a junction of trade routes between the Mediterranean and North seas, and the Rhine and Danube rivers. In around 1200, under the ... Read more about Freiburg on Wikipedia