The Canton of Fribourg is located in western Switzerland, and its capital is Fribourg. The canton covers a surface of 1,671 km² and has a population of 284,668 (status: December 2011; wikipedia.org).
Capital: City of Fribourg
The largest city in the Canton of Fribourg lies at the cultural border between German- and French-speaking Switzerland. Fribourg has 35,680 inhabitants and spreads over a surface of 9.32 km² (status: December 2011; wikipedia.org). In addition, the city is an important centre of education with a dual-language university, and it also has one of the best preserved historical old towns in Switzerland (wikipedia.org).