Friesland

Friesland is a province of the . It is known for its unique language and culture. Friesland has a Nordic feel to it. It has a strong sports culture: ice skating is the most popular sport, and is done along indigenous sports such as fierljeppen and skûtjesilen.

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is the capital of the Dutch province Friesland in the north of the country. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the sports capital of the and one of the eleven Frisian cities. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

, or Snits as the locals call it, is a pleasant city right in the heart of the district, in the . Photo: robertdebock, CC BY 2.0.

Although it is one of the eleven Frisian cities, is perhaps the least Frisian of them all, and few people speak the Frisian language as their mother tongue. Photo: Jan dijkstra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a municipality of Friesland in the northern . Photo: Famberhorst, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the second largest city in the Dutch province of Friesland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the eleven historical cities of Friesland and capital of the municipality of . Photo: Jan dijkstra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in in the province of Friesland, the . Photo: Olsin.se, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an old city on the North of the on the . Photo: Wutsje, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town located in the municipality of in Friesland, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

, or Starum in Frysian, is a small city by the coast of the IJsselmeer. Photo: archengigi, CC BY 3.0.

While the are not well known among foreigners, the locals flock to this tourist area in great numbers. Photo: Uberprutser, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Friesland

Latitude of center
53.0924° or 53° 5' 32.5" north
Longitude of center
5.777° or 5° 46' 37.4" east
Population
650,000
Abbreviation
fr
Elevation
-1 metres (-3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4289960493
Geo­Names ID
2755812
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Friesland
  • Albanian: Friesland
  • Arabic: Friesland
  • Arabic: فرايزلاند
  • Aragonese: Frisia
  • Armenian: Ֆրիզլանդ
  • Armenian: Ֆրիսլանդիա
  • Asturian: Friesland
  • Asturian: Frisia
  • Azerbaijani: Frislandiya
  • Basque: Frisia
  • Belarusian: Фрысландыя
  • Belarusian: Фрысьлянд (Нідэрлянды)
  • Belarusian: Фрысьлянд
  • Bengali: ফ্রাইসল্যান্ড
  • Breton: Bro-Friz
  • Breton: Friz
  • Breton: Frizia
  • Bulgarian: Фризия
  • Catalan: Frísia
  • Catalan: Província de Frísia
  • Cebuano: Provincie Friesland
  • Central Kurdish: فریسلاند
  • Chinese: Fryslân Séng
  • Chinese: 弗里斯兰省
  • Chinese: 弗里斯蘭省
  • Chinese: 菲士蘭
  • Czech: Frísko
  • Danish: Frisland
  • Dutch: FR
  • Dutch: Friesland
  • Dutch: Fryslân
  • Dutch: Provincie Friesland
  • Dutch: Provincie Fryslân
  • Egyptian Arabic: فرايزلاند
  • English: FR
  • English: Frisia
  • English: Fryslân
  • Esperanto: Friesland
  • Esperanto: Frisio
  • Esperanto: Frislando
  • Esperanto: Frisujo
  • Esperanto: Fryslân
  • Estonian: Friisimaa provints
  • Faroese: Friesland
  • Finnish: Friesland
  • Finnish: Friisinmaa
  • Finnish: Fryslân
  • French: FR
  • French: Friesland
  • French: Frise
  • French: Fryslân
  • Galician: Frisia, Países Baixos
  • Galician: Frisia
  • Galician: Fryslân
  • Georgian: ფრისლანდია
  • German: Friesland
  • German: Fryslân
  • German: Provinz Friesland
  • Gothic: 𐍆𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍃𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Επαρχία Φρίσλαντ
  • Greek: Φρίσλαντ
  • Greek: Φρησλανδία
  • Gujarati: ફ્રાઈસલેન્ડ
  • Hakka Chinese: Fut-lî-sṳ̂-làn-sén
  • Hausa: Friesland
  • Hebrew: פריסלנד
  • Hindi: फ्राइजलैंड
  • Hungarian: Frízföld
  • Icelandic: Frísland
  • Ido: Frisia
  • Indonesian: Friesland
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Frisia
  • Irish: An Fhreaslainn
  • Irish: Friesland
  • Italian: Frisia
  • Japanese: フリースラント州
  • Javanese: Friesland
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೈಸ್ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್
  • Kashubian: Frizjô
  • Kashubian: Frizëjskô
  • Korean: 프리슬란트 주
  • Korean: 프리슬란트주
  • Kölsch: Friesland
  • Latin: Frisia
  • Latvian: Frīzlande
  • Limburgan: Friesland
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Frisland
  • Lithuanian: Fryzija
  • Lombard: Frieslant
  • Lombard: Frisia
  • Low German: Frieslaand
  • Low German: Fryslân
  • Low German: Frēsland
  • Luxembourgish: Provënz Friesland
  • Macedonian: Фризија
  • Malay: Friesland
  • Manx: Yn Reeshlann (queiggey)
  • Manx: Yn Reeshlann
  • Marathi: फ्रीसलंड
  • Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350): Friesland
  • Min Nan Chinese: Fryslân Séng
  • Minangkabau: Fryslân
  • Nepali: फ्राइजल्यान्ड
  • Northern Frisian: Fraschlönj
  • Northern Frisian: Fraschlönje
  • Northern Frisian: Weestfraschlönj
  • Norwegian: Friesland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Friesland (Nederland)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Friesland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Friesland i Nederland
  • Occitan (post 1500): Frisa
  • Occitan (post 1500): Frísia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Freslond
  • Old French (842-ca. 1400): Frise
  • Old Saxon: Frēsland
  • Ossetian: Фрисланди
  • Papiamento: Friesland
  • Persian: فریسلاند
  • Polish: Fryzja
  • Portuguese: Frísia
  • Quechua: Friesland pruwinsya
  • Romanian: Frizia
  • Romanian: Provincia Frizia
  • Russian: Фрисланд
  • Russian: Фрисландия
  • Samogitian: Frīzėjė
  • Saterfriesisch: Fryslân
  • Scots: Friesland
  • Scottish Gaelic: Fryslân
  • Serbian: Фризија
  • Serbian: Фрисланд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Friesland
  • Sinhala: ෆ්‍රීස්ලන්ත්
  • Slovak: Frízsko
  • Somali: Friesland
  • Spanish: Friesland
  • Spanish: Frisia
  • Spanish: Fryslân
  • Spanish: Provincia de Frisia
  • Swahili: Friesland
  • Swedish: Friesland
  • Tajik: Вилояти Фрисландия
  • Tamil: பிரீஸ்லாண்டு
  • Tamil: பிரைஸ்லாந்து
  • Telugu: ఫ్రైస్ లాండ్
  • Thai: จังหวัดฟรีสลันด์
  • Turkish: Frizya
  • Ukrainian: Фрисландія
  • Upper Sorbian: Friziska
  • Urdu: فریسلانت
  • Venetian: Frìxia (Paexi Basi)
  • Venetian: Frìxia
  • Vietnamese: Friesland
  • Vlaams: Friesland
  • Volapük: Friesland
  • Volapük: Frisän
  • Volapük: Fryslân
  • Walloon: Province del Frize
  • Waray (Philippines): Friesland
  • Welsh: Fryslân
  • Western Frisian: Fryslân
  • Western Frisian: Provinsje Fryslân
  • Western Panjabi: فریزلینڈ
  • Wu Chinese: 弗里斯兰省
  • Yue Chinese: 菲士蘭
  • Zeeuws: Friesland
  • Frìśia

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