Workum (West Frisian: Warkum) is a town located in the municipality of Súdwest-Fryslân in Friesland, Netherlands. It received city rights in 1374 and is one of the eleven cities of Friesland. It had a population of 4,435 in January 2017.
West Frisian: Warkum
Map of Workum
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Nowadays, Workum is probably best known for having a museum dedicated to the very popular artist Jopie Huisman. There are four windmills in Workum; De Nijlânnermolen, De Snip, Het Heidenschap and Ybema's Molen.
- Aeint Herman de Boer, Dutch businessman who was the owner of Hotel de Boer in Medan, Dutch East Indies
- Hotze Koch, 22 October 1867, founder of the Quanah Tribune-Chief newspaper
- Kim H. Veltman (born 1948), Dutch-Canadian historian of science
- Sybrand Buma (born 1965), Dutch politician
- Jopie Huisman (1922–2000), painter.
- Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017 - CBS Statline.
- "Lompenhandelaar schildert de afval van zijn volk..." Terdege via Digibron (in Dutch). 9 July 1986. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
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