Franekeradeel

Franekeradeel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfraːnəkəraːˌdeːl] (About this soundlisten); West Frisian: Frentsjerteradiel) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. It was created in 1984 by combining an earlier Franekeradeel municipality with the city of Franeker and parts of the former municipality of Barradeel. On 1 January 2018 it merged with the municipalities of het Bildt, Menameradiel and parts of Littenseradiel to form the new municipality Waadhoeke.

Franekeradeel

Frentsjerteradiel
City of Franeker
City of Franeker
Flag of Franekeradeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Franekeradeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Franekeradeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°11′N 5°32′E / 53.183°N 5.533°E / 53.183; 5.533Coordinates: 53°11′N 5°32′E / 53.183°N 5.533°E / 53.183; 5.533
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
MunicipalityWaadhoeke
Area
 • Total109.17 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
 • Land102.73 km2 (39.66 sq mi)
 • Water6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8800–8814, 8850–8859
Area code0517, 0518
Websitewww.franekeradeel.nl

Population centresEdit

Achlum, Boer, Dongjum, Firdgum, Franeker, Herbaijum, Hitzum, Klooster-Lidlum, Oosterbierum, Peins, Pietersbierum, Ried, Schalsum, Sexbierum, Tzum, Tzummarum, Zweins.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the former municipality of Franekeradeel, June 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8801PA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Franekeradeel at Wikimedia Commons