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Snits
Coat of arms of Sneek
Coat of arms
Location of Sneek
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Municipality Súdwest-Fryslân
Area
(2006)
 • Total 34.04 km2 (13.14 sq mi)
 • Land 30.18 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
 • Water 3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2007)
 • Total 33,115
 • Density 1,097/km2 (2,840/sq mi)

Sneek (Frisian: Snits) is a city in Friesland, in the Netherlands. In history, it is well known. The legendary warrior Pier Gerlofs Donia, fought a battle there. He is buried in the town in the Grote of Martinikerk.