Sloten, Friesland

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Location of Sloten
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
 • Total c. 760

Sloten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsloːtə(n)]; West Frisian: Sleat) received city rights in 1426, and is the smallest of the eleven Frisian cities. It lies within the municipality of Gaasterlân-Sleat. Sloten is one of the smallest cities of the Netherlands and is a popular place for sports such as sailing. Sloten is near the Slotermeer. It is a historical city with old buildings and a mill in the center of the city.


Coordinates: 52°53′40″N 5°38′43″E / 52.89444°N 5.64528°E / 52.89444; 5.64528