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'''Freiburg''', officially '''Freiburg an der Elbe''' (short: Freiburg/Elbe<ref>Thus Freiburg is differentiated from Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg (officially: [[Freiburg im Breisgau]]) and Freiburg, Fribourg, also distinguished as [[Freiburg im Üechtland]].</ref>), is a municipality in the [[Stade (district)|district of Stade]], [[Lower Saxony]], [[Germany]].
[[File:Freiburg (Elbe) 02 (RaBoe).jpg|thumb|left|View of the town with Evangelical Lutheran ''St. [[Wulfheard|Wulphardi]] Church''.]] It belonged to the [[Archdiocese of Bremen|Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen]]. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the [[Duchy of Bremen]], which was first ruled in [[personal union]] by the Swedish and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1823 the Duchy was abolished and its territory became part of the [[Stade (region)|Stade Region]].