Bears, Friesland

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For the village in North Brabant, see Beers, North Brabant.
Beers
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Village
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Bears in the municipality of Littenseradiel.
Bears in the municipality of Littenseradiel.
Coordinates: 53°9′23″N 5°44′2″E / 53.15639°N 5.73389°E / 53.15639; 5.73389Coordinates: 53°9′23″N 5°44′2″E / 53.15639°N 5.73389°E / 53.15639; 5.73389
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Municipality Littenseradeel
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 129
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Bears or Beers is a small village in the Dutch province of Friesland.[1] It is located in the municipality Littenseradiel, about 8 km southwest of Leeuwarden.[2]

Bears has a population of about 120.[3]

The official name of the village is in Frisian ("Bears"), like all villages in Littenseradiel. "Beers" is the Dutch name.

Notable buildings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ VUGA's Alfabetische Plaatsnamengids van Nederland (13th edition), VUGA, 1997.
  2. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format.