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Encyclopedia > Harlingen, Netherlands
Harlingen

Location municipality Harlingen Location of Harlingen (from nl:wikipedia) Created by User:Mtcv, vrij te gebruiken = freely usable. ...

Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Area
- Land
- Water
387.67 km²
25.18 km²
362.49 km²
Population (2005)
- Density
15,939
633/km²

Harlingen is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea. Harlingen is an old town with a long history of fishing and shipping. The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces (provincies in Dutch), listed below with their capital city: Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also the ranked list of Dutch provinces // Structure A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the... This article is about the province Friesland in the Netherlands. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... This article is about the province Friesland in the Netherlands. ... The Wadden Sea (Wattenmeer in German, Waddenzee in Dutch, Waadsee in Frisian, Wattensee in Low Saxon, Vadehavet in Danish) is the name for a body of water and its associated coastal wetlands lying between a section of the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the North Sea. ...


The ferries to the Wadden islands of Vlieland and Terschelling depart from Harlingen. The West Frisian Islands (Dutch: Waddeneilanden) are a chain of islands in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. ... Vlieland (Frisian: Flylân) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Terschelling (Frisian: Skylge) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. ...


The famous Dutch writer Simon Vestdijk was born in Harlingen and used to depict his hometown in his writings as Lahringen. Simon Vestdijk (October 17, 1898-March 23, 1971) was a Dutch writer. ...


Population centres

  • Harlingen (Harns)
  • Midlum (Mullum)
  • Wijnaldum (Winaam)

(Frisian names) Frisian is a Germanic language, or group of closely related languages, spoken by around half a million members of an ethnic group living on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany. ...


The city of Harlingen

In the Frisian language the city is called Harns Friesian (alternate spelling: Frisian) can refer to: An inhabitant of Frisia (consisting of the province of Friesland in the Netherlands, and portions of the states of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein in Germany) - see Frisians The language spoken in Frisia - see Frisian language A breed of horse from Frisia, see...


Harlingen received city rights in 1234. City rights are a medieval phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries. ... Events Canonization of Saint Dominic Collapse of the Jin Dynasty (1115-1234) Deaths Emperor Chukyo of Japan Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan Monarchs/Presidents Aragon - James I King of Aragon and count of Barcelona (reigned from 1213 to 1276) Castile - Ferdinand III, the Saint King of Castile and Leon (reigned...


External link

  • Official website


 
Friesland (Fryslân) Province

Achtkarspelen | Ameland | Boarnsterhim | Bolsward | Dantumadeel | Dongeradeel | Ferwerderadiel | Franekeradeel | Gaasterlân-Sleat | Harlingen | Heerenveen | Het Bildt | Kollumerland c.a. | Leeuwarden | Leeuwarderadeel | Lemsterland | Littenseradiel | Menaldumadeel | Nijefurd | Ooststellingwerf | Opsterland | Schiermonnikoog | Skarsterlân | Smallingerland | Sneek | Terschelling | Tytsjerksteradiel | Vlieland | Weststellingwerf | Wûnseradiel | Wymbritseradiel This article is about the province Friesland in the Netherlands. ... The Frisian flag consist of blue banners and red pompebleden (Water lily leaves). ... Achtkarspelen is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Ameland (Frisian: It Amelân) is a municipality and one of the West Frisian Islands off the north coast of the Netherlands. ... Boarnsterhim is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Bolsward (Frisian: Boalsert) is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands. ... Dantumadeel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Dongeradeel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Ferwerderadiel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Franekeradeel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Gaasterlân-Sleat (Dutch name: Gaasterland-Sloten) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Heerenveen (Frisian: It Hearrenfean) is a municipality and a town in the province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands. ... Het Bildt is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Kollumerland c. ... Leeuwarden (Frisian: Ljouwert) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Friesland. ... Leeuwarderadeel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Lemsterland is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Littenseradiel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Menaldumadeel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Nijefurd is a municipality in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland. ... Ooststellingwerf is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Opsterland is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Schiermonnikoog (Frisian: Skiermûnteach) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. ... Skarsterlân is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Smallingerland is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Sneek (Frisian Snits) is a municipality and a city in Fryslân in the northern Netherlands. ... Terschelling (Frisian: Skylge) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. ... Tytsjerksteradiel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Vlieland (Frisian: Flylân) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Weststellingwerf is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Wûnseradiel is a municipality in the Fryslân province of the northern Netherlands, at the eastern end of the Afsluitdijk. ... Wymbritseradiel is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ...

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gen - pafg75 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (589 words)
Altie Tobé was christened on 18 Jul 1786 in Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.
Anna Gartruij Tobé was christened on 26 Jun 1800 in Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.
Joannes Lourds was christened on 24 Jun 1768 in Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.
Harlingen, Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (126 words)
) is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland at the Wadden Sea.
The ferries to the Wadden islands of Vlieland and Terschelling depart from Harlingen.
The town of Harlingen, Texas, in the United States is named after this city because many of the original settlers of the Texas town came from Harlingen.
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