Burum, Friesland

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Location of Burum
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
 • Total c. 615
NSO-ground station

Burum (West Frisian language: Boerum) is a town in Kollumerland c.a., Friesland in the Netherlands.

It is the site of a ground station of the Dutch Nationale SIGINT Organisatie (national signals intelligence service), which intercepts satellite communications.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Nationale SIGINT Organisatie." (Archive) Ministry of Defence. Retrieved on 13 June 2013.
  2. ^ "NATIONAL PROGRAMMES FOR MASS SURVEILLANCE OF PERSONAL DATA IN EU MEMBER STATES AND THEIR COMPATIBILITY WITH EU LAW" (PDF). European Parliament. 2013. p. 75. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 7, 2013. The signals location in Burum and the analysis location in Eibergen, currently operated by the NSO, will stay active. 

Coordinates: 53°16′N 6°14′E / 53.267°N 6.233°E / 53.267; 6.233