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Leeuwarden - The city of Leeuwarden, Transport

friesland capital

53°12N 5°48E, pop (2000e) 90 000. Capital city of Friesland province, N Netherlands, on the R Ee; railway; canal junction; economic and cultural capital of Friesland; major cattle market; dairy products, flour milling, glass, tourism; former centre for gold and silverware; Grote Kerk (13th–16th-c), Frisian museum.

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