Freiburg im Breisgau-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Freiburg im Breisgau has 2,672 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 83 days. And, when you need to get home there are 272 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Freiburg im Breisgau.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Freiburg im Breisgau has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Freiburg im Breisgau has more than 88,163 street lamps, which use 4.4 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 3.9 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 2.6% of Freiburg im Breisgau’s total area, 153 square kilometers. That means each of Freiburg im Breisgau’s 220,286 residents has an average of 17.8 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Freiburg im Breisgau want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 606 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 4 km long.


    More than 330 sights and monuments, and far more than 1,482 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Freiburg im Breisgau. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Freiburg im Breisgau offers more than 65 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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