Harkema

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Harkema
Village
Location of Harkema
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Population
 • Total c. 4,200

Harkema (West Frisian: De Harkema) is a village in the municipality of Achtkarspelen, Friesland province, the Netherlands.

Harkema is in the eastern part of Friesland, 9 km north of Drachten. As of 18 December 2008, the village had a population of 4,228.

Harkema is home to the amateur football club, the Harkemase Boys. Cyclist Pieter Weening, who was the first Frisian to win a stage in the Tour de France, is from Harkema.

Population[edit]

1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008
4,215 4,254 4,296 4,291 4,278 4,273 4,275 4,283 4,292 4,228

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