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Workum (West Frisian: Warkum) is a city in the municipality Súdwest-Fryslân in Friesland. It received city rights in 1374. It currently has around 4000 inhabitants.
Today, Workum is probably best known for having a museum dedicated to the very popular artist Jopie Huisman. Furthermore, it is one of the eleven cities of the Elfstedentocht. There are four windmills in Workum; De Nijlânnermolen, De Snip, Het Heidenschap and Ybema's Molen.
Born in Workum
- Hotze Koch, 22 October 1867, founder of the Quanah Tribune-Chief newspaper
- Kim H. Veltman (born 1948), Dutch/Canadian historian of science
Media related to Workum at Wikimedia Commons
Coordinates: 52°59′N 5°27′E / 52.983°N 5.450°E