Friesland

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Province in the north of The Netherlands. Fryslân in Frisian.

Capital city: Leeuwarden.

The only part of The Netherlands where the Frisian language is spoken.

Friesland is mainly an agrarian province. Tourism, mainly on the lakes and the isles in the Wadden Sea, is an important source of income.

Famous for the Elfstedentocht (Eleven cities tour), an ice skating tour of 200 kilometers.


Website of the province