Freiburg im Breisgau (DE)
Freiburg im Breisgau is a city (218,043 inhabitants end 2012) in Baden-Württemberg, on the western edge of the Black Forest. It is spread over 153 km², and divided in 28 districts. MUNZINGEN joined the city in 1973. The city is known as Freiburg im Bresgau to distinguish it from Fribourg (CH) in Switzerland which in turn is sometimes extended to Freiburg im Üechtland to differentiate the two.
Postmarks in Germany
Postmarks in German Empire
After 31 December 1871.
ST GEORGEN (before 31 March 1938)
Postmarks of Grand Duchy of Baden
Freiburg was a District, code 43. FREIBURG sub-offices (Postablagen) were opened at Buchenbach, Burg, Ebnet, Höllsteig, Hugstetten, Kirchzarten, Oberhöllsteig, Oberried, St-Georgen, Umkirch and Wasenweiler. The postmark DE FREYBOURG is known since 1723 (later DE FREYBURG, DE FREIBURG).
MUNZINGEN used the code 97.
SANKT GEORGEN Postexpedition used the code 124. It joined Freiburg in 1938.