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Ljouwert  (West Frisian)
Flag of Leeuwarden
Flag
Coat of arms of Leeuwarden
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Leeuwarden in a municipal map of Friesland
Location of the municipality (green) in the province of Friesland (dark grey) in the Netherlands (light grey)
Coordinates: 53°12′N 5°47′E / 53.200°N 5.783°E / 53.200; 5.783Coordinates: 53°12′N 5°47′E / 53.200°N 5.783°E / 53.200; 5.783
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland (Fryslân)
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorFerd Crone (PvdA)
Area
 • Municipalitydata missing km2 (Bad rounding hereFormatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
 • Landdata missing km2 (Bad rounding hereFormatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
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Elevation3.2 m (10.5 ft)
Highest elevation
5.2 m (17.1 ft)
Lowest elevation
1.9 m (6.2 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, August 2017; Urban and Metro, May 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipalitydata missing
 • Urban
108,254
 • Metro
174,724
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8900–8941
Websitewww.leeuwarden.nl

Leeuwarden is a city in the north of the Netherlands. It has about 110,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of a part of the Netherlands where a lot of people speak Frisian. The name of that province is Friesland. Leeuwarden is called Ljouwert in Frisian.

On 1 January 2014, Boarnsterhim is a part of the municipality of Leeuwarden. On 1 January 2018, it was enlarged by Leeuwarderadeel and parts of the former municipality of Littenseradiel.

References

  1. "Burgemeester drs. Ferd. J.M. Crone" (in Dutch). Gemeente Leeuwarden. http://www.leeuwarden.nl/fotosvan/persoon/burgemeester-drs-ferd-jm-crone. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 2 July 2013. http://statline.cbs.nl. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. "Postcodetool for 8911DH" (in Dutch). Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland. Het Waterschapshuis. http://www.ahn.nl/common-nlm/postcodetool.html. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 27 October 2017. http://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publication/?DM=SLNL&PA=37230NED&D1=17-18&D2=57-650&D3=l&LA=EN&HDR=T&STB=G1,G2&VW=T. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 26 June 2014. http://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publication/?DM=SLNL&PA=37230ned&D1=17&D2=57-100&D3=l&LA=EN&HDR=G2&STB=G1,T&VW=T. Retrieved 24 July 2014.