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Akkrum is a village in the Dutch province of Friesland. It is located in the municipality Heerenveen, about 17 km south of the city of Leeuwarden.

Akkrum
Village
Akkrum church
Akkrum church
Flag of Akkrum
Flag
Coat of arms of Akkrum
Coat of arms
Location in the former Boarnsterhim municipality
Location in the former Boarnsterhim municipality
Akkrum is located in Netherlands
Akkrum
Akkrum
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°3′0″N 5°50′10″E / 53.05000°N 5.83611°E / 53.05000; 5.83611
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityHeerenveen Heerenveen
Population
 (2017)
 • Total3,395
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8491
Telephone area0566

Akkrum had about 3,395 inhabitants in 2017.[1]

HistoryEdit

Before 2014, Akkrum was part of the Boarnsterhim municipality and before 1984 it was part of Utingeradeel.

TransportationEdit

Akkrum has a railway station - Akkrum railway station - with services to Leeuwarden, Zwolle, Amersfoort and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. For Amsterdam change at Hilversum.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Akkrum at Wikimedia Commons