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Bourg is the English burg, burgh, and borough; German Burg), related to the Germanic root *bergan "to protect, shelter"; and may refer to:


  • Wine 1
  • Places in France 2
  • Place in Switzerland 3
  • Place in the United States 4
  • People with the surname 5
  • See also 6


Places in France

Place in Switzerland

Fribourg is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg. Its German name is Freiburg as it is for the Freiburg in Germany. Frei-burg means free "bourg", a free fort, then a free town. There is no word «fri...» in French, free is «libre». The Italian name is Friburgo or Friborgo.

Place in the United States

People with the surname

See also

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