Buitenpost

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Buitenpost
Bûtenpost
Village
Maria Church
Maria Church
Flag of Buitenpost
Flag
Coat of arms of Buitenpost
Coat of arms
Location in Achtkarspelen municipality
Location in Achtkarspelen municipality
Buitenpost is located in Netherlands
Buitenpost
Buitenpost
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°15′N 6°09′E / 53.250°N 6.150°E / 53.250; 6.150
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Municipality Achtkarspelen Achtkarspelen
Population (January 2017)
 • Total 5,762
Website Official

Buitenpost (Bûtenpost in West Frisian) is a village in north-east Friesland in the Netherlands.

It lies approximately halfway between the cities of Leeuwarden (the capital of Friesland) and Groningen, in the northern part of the municipality of Achtkarspelen. With 5,762 inhabitants,[1] Buitenpost is the second largest settlement in the municipality.

Buitenpost is home to the Netherlands' largest botanical herbal garden.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Villages - Achtkarspelen (in Dutch)

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Media related to Buitenpost at Wikimedia Commons