City of Friborg

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Population and geography

Friborg, located in Switzerland, it is part of the canton of Friborg and is the capital.
Its municipal population was 38,365 inhabitants in 2018.
The neighboring municipalities of Friborg are: Granges-Pacot, Guin, Tavel, Saint-Ours, Pierrafortscha, Marly, Villars-sur-Glâne, Givisiez.


Friborg is served by the A12 motorway which links the cities of Zurich, Lausanne, Geneva and Bern.
The urban transport network of the agglomeration is made up of 11 bus lines and a funicular.
The rail network links Friborg to the cities of Zurich, Lausanne, Geneva and Bern.
A self-service bicycle rental system is also in place.


The Friborg economy is dynamic because it straddles French-speaking Switzerland and German-speaking Switzerland, which facilitates the establishment of corporate headquarters. These include Bayer or Tupperware.


The city has a commercial artery in the city center, where many shops are located there.


Friborg welcomes around 10,000 students at the University of Friborg in particular, but also in its many private schools.

Real Estate

The average commercial rent is 234 € m2 / year while for an individual the average rent is 156 € m2


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