Freiburg is one of the four Regierungsbezirke of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-west of the country. It covers the Black Forest (Schwarzwald) hills as well as the Rhine valley. It is sub-divided into the three regions (Regionalverband) Hochrhein-Bodensee, Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg and Südlicher Oberrhein. It is divided into nine districts and 294 municipalities.

Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Freiburg
Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting Freiburg
Region seatFreiburg
 • Total9,347 km2 (3,609 sq mi)
 (31 December 2021)[1]
 • Total2,285,156
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
  2. Emmendingen
  3. Constance (Konstanz)
  4. Lörrach
  5. Ortenaukreis
  6. Rottweil
  7. Schwarzwald-Baar
  8. Tuttlingen
  9. Waldshut
  1. Freiburg

Economy Edit

The Gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was 86.9 billion € in 2018, accounting for 2.6% of German economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was €35,300 or 117% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was 97% of the EU average.[2]

References Edit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. June 2022.
  2. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.

External links Edit

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