Franekeradeel

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Franekeradeel
Frentsjerteradiel
Municipality
City of Franeker
City of Franeker
Flag of Franekeradeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Franekeradeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Franekeradeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°11′N 5°32′E / 53.183°N 5.533°E / 53.183; 5.533Coordinates: 53°11′N 5°32′E / 53.183°N 5.533°E / 53.183; 5.533
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Fred Veenstra (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 109.17 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
 • Land 102.73 km2 (39.66 sq mi)
 • Water 6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 20,445
 • Density 199/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8800–8814, 8850–8859
Area code 0517, 0518
Website www.franekeradeel.nl

Franekeradeel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfraːnəkəraːˌdeːl]; West Frisian: Frentsjerteradiel) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. It was created in 1984 by combining an earlier Franekeradeel municipality with the city of Franeker and parts of the former municipality of Barradeel.

Population centres[edit]

Achlum, Boer, Dongjum, Firdgum, Franeker, Herbaijum, Hitzum, Klooster-Lidlum, Oosterbierum, Peins, Pietersbierum, Ried, Schalsum, Sexbierum, Tzum, Tzummarum, Zweins.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Franekeradeel, June 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van burgemeester en wethouders" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Franekeradeel. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 8801PA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Franekeradeel at Wikimedia Commons