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Banner o Friesland
Coat o airms o Friesland
Coat o airms
Anthem: De âlde Friezen
Location of Friesland in the Netherlands
Location of Friesland in the Netherlands
Kintra Netherlands
Caipital Leeuwarden
 • Queen's Commissioner Arno Brok (VVD)
 • Land 3,349 km2 (1,293 sq mi)
 • Watter 2,392 km2 (924 sq mi)
Aurie rank 3rd
Population (2010)
 • Land 646,305
 • Rank 8t
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Density rank 11t
ISO 3166 code NL-FY
Religion (2005) Protestant 30%
Roman Catholic 6%
Muslim 2%

Friesland (Aboot this soondpronunciation , Wast Frisie: Fryslân, Dutch: Friesland; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfris.lɑnt]) is a province in the north o the Netherlands an pairt o the auncient, lairger region o Frisia.

Till the end o 1996, the province bore Friesland as its offeecial name. In 1997 this Dutch name lost its offeecial status tae the Frisie Fryslân. Housomeiver, Friesland remains in common uisage, bein the Dutch name for the province.

Friesland haes 646,000 indwallers (2010) an its caipital is Leeuwarden (Wast Frisie: Ljouwert), wi 91,817 indwallers, in the centre o the province.

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