Fribourg has been the seat of the Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg since 1613.
On several occasions unhappy citizens joined together to attempt a revolt, including in 1781 under the leadership of Pierre-Nicolas Chenaux.
In early times, it was closely associated with the city council, because it housed the city archives and its monastery church was used for town meetings until 1433.
These include some flint tools found near Bourguillon, as well as a stone hatchet and bronze tools.Local industry includes food and luxury products, drinks (the breweries are owned by the Danish firm Carlsberg metal and machine construction, electronics, and computer technology.Edit La Sarine in the city The strong patrician regime, consisting of no more than 60 families, filled all of the influential positions in the city and dominated all political, social, economic and cultural arenas of Fribourg.The club has been successful, winning 13 championships six Swiss Cups (1967 76 78 97 and one League Cup in 2007.Statistique répartition des siéges et pourcentage de la commune" (PDF) (official site) (in French and German).Like its sister city Bern, Fribourg has preserved its medieval center as a whole that is now one of the largest in Europe.
3 In 1613 Fribourg became the seat of the Bishop of Lausanne, who, after the Reformation, was forced first into Evian, and then into exile in Burgundy.
15 There were 7,342 households that consist of only one person and 687 households with five or more people.
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This includes the municipalities of Avry, Belfaux, Corminboeuf, Givisiez, Granges-Paccot, bingo belleville il Marly, Matran and Villars-sur-Glâne.
You can download for your Android or iOS mobile device and get directions to the restaurant Le Fribourgeois or to the places that are closest to you: You might be interested in other subsections of the food directory such as these location directories: bar, cafe.Its cathedral, reaching 76 metres (249 ft) in height, was built between 12The fortifications of Fribourg form the most important medieval military architecture of Switzerland: 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) of ramparts, 14 towers and one big bulwark.The city and its canton joined the Swiss Confederation in 1481, and has long influenced Swiss and European Catholicism.The opening of the midland railway line through the city in 1862 led to the development of a "railway station quarter" of the city.26 Culture and tourism edit Fribourg Hôtel Ratzé Fribourg is a day trip destination for tourists who want to visit the sights of the city.24 During the 2010-11 school year, there were a total of 14,170 students attending 974 classes in Fribourg.In the course of the 20th century, the plateau became the industrial section of the city.Citation needed Religion edit From the 2000 census, 24,614.2 were Roman Catholic, while 2,763.8 belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church.The Franciscan monastery was donated by Jakob von Riggisberg in 1256.The Cantonal hospital is on the border with Villars-sur-Glâne.Several treaties with neighbouring city-states, including Avenches (1239 Berne (1243 and Morat ( Murten ) (1245 were signed at this time.A chocolate factory was established in Villârs-sur-Glâne in 1901, but it came under Fribourg's jurisdiction in 1906 after a change of borders.
Any resident of Fribourg allowed to vote can be elected as a member of the Municipal Council.
The most influential monastery, however, was that of the Jesuits, which contributed to a large extent to the advancement and prosperity of the city.