Akkrum

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Akkrum
Village
Akkrum church
Akkrum church
Flag of Akkrum
Flag
Coat of arms of Akkrum
Coat of arms
Location in the former Boarnsterhim municipality
Location in the former Boarnsterhim municipality
Akkrum is located in Netherlands
Akkrum
Akkrum
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°3′0″N 5°50′10″E / 53.05000°N 5.83611°E / 53.05000; 5.83611
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Municipality Heerenveen Heerenveen
Population (2017)
 • Total 3,395
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8491
Telephone area 0566

Akkrum is a village in the Dutch province of Friesland. It is located in the municipality Heerenveen, about 17 km south of the city of Leeuwarden.

Akkrum had about 3,395 inhabitants in 2017.[1]

History[edit]

Before 2014, Akkrum was part of the Boarnsterhim municipality and before 1984 it was part of Utingeradeel.

Transportation[edit]

Akkrum has a railway station - Akkrum railway station - with services to Leeuwarden, Zwolle, Amersfoort and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. For Amsterdam change at Hilversum.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Akkrum at Wikimedia Commons