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  Friesland (district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Friesland is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany.
From 1667 to 1793 Friesland was an exclave of Anhalt-Zerbst, and afterwards the westernmost exclave of Russia.
The lion is from the arms of the chieftains of Jever; it was the symbol of the state of Friesland, which had existed from 1438 to 1575.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Friesland_(district)   (459 words)

 Friesland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Westfriesland is part of North Holland and not of the province of Friesland.
Friesland (or Fryslân in the Frisian language, is the official name which is also used in official Dutch language publications) is a province in the north of the Netherlands; its capital city is Leeuwarden (Ljouwert).
Friesland is mainly an agrarian province, the famous Friesian cattle was originally bred here.
www.elcentro.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Friesland   (332 words)

 Friesland -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Friesland is a province in the north of the Netherlands.
Friesland has 643,000 inhabitants (2005) and its capital is Leeuwarden (Ljouwert), with 91,000 inhabitants, in the centre of the province.
Friesland distinguishes itself from the other eleven Dutch provinces through having its own language, which is also spoken in a minor part of the province of Groningen, to the east.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Friesland   (364 words)

 algemeen onderwerp
Worth while visiting are some of the pretty old towns in the region and the "terp" hills on which the former inhabitants used to live during the age in which the area still became flooded regularly by the sea 1000-2000 years ago.
Friesland in fact was part of a large area from the north of the province of "Holland" down along the northern Dutch and German coast to Denmark some 500-1000 years ago.
Today "Friesland" in The Netherlands is considered to be part of "West Friesland" whereas the region of Niedersaksen in the north of Germany is considered to be "East Friesland".
www.ni.schule.de /~bbs3ol/Comenius/mnr21/Netherlands/nmrfriesland.htm   (666 words)

 DRF--Friesland History
In the 9th Century, Friesland was conquered by the Norsemen.
In the 10th Century, Friesland spread along the coast from the 'Schelde' (a river in the Southwest of present The Netherlands) to the Northwest of present Germany, near the Danish border.
The sea entered Friesland in two places, the Middle sea (it entered Friesland North of Leeuwarden and made a curve, South of Leeuwarden, to Bolsward) and the Lauwers sea, dividing Friesland into three parts: West of the Middle sea, between the Middle sea and the Lauwers sea, and East of the Lauwers sea.
www.drf.nl /business/history.htm   (730 words)

 Surroundings Leeuwarden and Friesland
Leeuwarden also houses the administrative center of the province Friesland, the court of justice and a military airbase.
Friesland is 1 of the 12 provinces in the kingdom of the Netherlands.
Friesland has a long history and a typical culture of its own.
www.aandekade.nl /kade/bed-and-breakfast-friesland.htm   (944 words)

 Friesland - Simple English Wikipedia
Friesland (Fryslân in Frisian, Friesland in Dutch) is a province in the north of the Netherlands The capital of Friesland is Leeuwarden (Ljouwert in Frisian).
The Frisian language is also spoken in a small part of Groningen (province), and in East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany.
In North Holland there's a region called West Friesland, but Frisians don't live there.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Friesland   (139 words)

 i-Friesland: The history of the ancient Frisian people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tacitus wrote a particularly fascinating treatise about the Germanic peoples in 69 AD, describing the habits of the Germanic people, as well as listing numerous tribes by name.  Of the many tribes mentioned, the Frisians are the only ones that have preserved their ancient name.
Friesland had been early settled, with evidence of terp-building, the distinctive raised settlements, starting in 700 BC.
After the decline of the Frankish government feudal structures disappeared from Friesland and the people were free farmers, shipbuilders, and fishermen.  The Dutch counts frequently turned an acquisitive eye to the farmlands of Frisia, but the people saw the Dutch as rivals in trade, not allies.
www.i-friesland.com /history.html   (571 words)

 Friesland: Afsluitdijk (enclosing dike), Makkum and Hindeloopen
Friesland, one of the northern provinces of the Netherlands, has its own language and numerous lakes, where you can sail in summer and skate in winter.
On the 28th of May 1932, in the presence of Queen Wilhelmina the final gap was closed between the Zuiderzee and the Wadden Sea/North Sea.
Makkum was a harbour and fishing village and the centre of an important pottery industry.
www.comforttours.nl /paginas/friesland.html   (270 words)

 East Friesland on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
East Friesland became a county of the Holy Roman Empire in 1454, was raised to a duchy in 1654, passed to Prussia in 1744, and—after various transfers during the French Revolutionary Wars—was attached to Hanover in 1815.
Friesland Foods 2004 Results: Satisfactory Performance in a Difficult Year.
Friesland Foods Profit for the Year Climbs 8 Percent to 104 Million Euros.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/E/EastF1rie.asp   (281 words)

 Friesland - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Friesland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ruled as a county of the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, Friesland passed to Saxony in 1498 and, after a revolt, to Charles V of Spain.
Those turf-heaps, mounds of potter's clay, melted at the word of the soldiers like butter in the frying-pans of Friesland housewives.
We were to sail on the Friesland, of the Red Star Line, and a beautiful vessel she was.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Friesland   (325 words)

 Holiday in Friesland
If you are planning a holiday in Friesland, why not stay in the guesthouse of a former traditional farm.
The Grethahoeve is situated on a small quiet road along the river the "Linde", that forms the boundary between the southern part of Friesland and Northwest Overijssel.
The purpose of Staatsbosbeheer was to obtain a large nature area in Friesland and Northwest Overijssel interconnected in such a way to allow a reintroduction of the "otter" in the region.
www.grethahoeve.com /english.htm   (2042 words)

 Friesland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Friesland is one of eleven Provincesof the Netherlands.
Friesland is a really low land even by Low Countries standards.
All pictures of Hindeloopen taken by Ferdi Stutterheim using a Rolleiflex with a Rollei HFT Planar 2,8/80 mm on Kodak Ektachrome E100SW or Fujichrome Provia 400 (February and July, 2000).
www.stutterheim.nl /rollei/text_pages/friesland_page.htm   (1683 words)

 About Friesland and its Proud People
“Friesland” (“Fryslan” in the Friesian language) is one of the twelve provinces of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, situated in the northwest of Europe.
The territory of the “Westerlauwers Frisians”;, as they are called now, is nowadays restricted to the province of Friesland in the northwest of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The Frisians have a language of their own which is spoken as a matter of course by four/fifths of the inhabitants.
www.friesians4all.com /about_friesland.htm   (1028 words)

 Friesland Coberco pulls out of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Friesland Coberco has had a majority interest in the Chinese dairy company Friesland Tianjin Diary Foods since 1996.
Friesland said it would remain active on the China market through its sales office in Hong Kong, which will continue to supply the main regions it is already represented in.
In 2003 Friesland had a net turnover of €4.5 billion, of which €691 million was attributable to the group’s Asia Pacific operations, down from €720 million in 2002.
www.foodnavigator.com /news/printNewsBis.asp?id=56145   (459 words)

 Paradox Interactive Forums - - ARCHIVE - State Court of Friesland
The Carolingian empire started to fragment with the death of Charlemagne and by 840 century the Franks were forced to grant Friesland to the Danes as a feudal property.
After the decline of the Frankish government feudal structures disappeared from Friesland and the people were free farmers, shipbuilders, and fishermen.
Merchants from Friesland are to be treated as citizens of England, for the purposes of duties, tolls and tariffs.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?t=115103   (4906 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Collaboration Between Friesland Bank and Van Lanschot Formalised in a Revised Agreement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Furthermore, Friesland Bank's total percentage shareholding in Van Lanschot is subject to a maximum of 29%.
As long as Friesland Bank holds an interest of at least 20% in Van Lanschot, it will have the right to nominate one person to be appointed to the Supervisory Board of Van Lanschot.
Friesland Bank is an independent bank group that was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=103911   (408 words)

 Friesland Holland - Tourist Information & Travel Service
Friesland (know in Frisian and officially as Fryslân) is one of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands and has already existed for more than 2000 years.
This website, which is published by the Friesland Holland Tourist Information and Travel Service, shows you the way to well over 500 places of interest and attractions, leisure companies, hotels and restaurants.
The focus in the case of these all-inclusive full-service holidays is on offering a very wide range of services such as a breakdown assistance and luggage forwarding in the case of the Elfstedentochten (11 city cycling tours).
www.frieslandholland.nl /uk   (366 words)

 Search results - HotelVoice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Eden Oranje Hotel is situated in the heart of the historical capital city of Friesland: Leeuwarden.
Golden Tulip Tjaarda Oranjewoud is situated in a picturesque village near Heerenveen in the province of Friesland.
This charming country estate is located in the north of the Netherlands in the province of Friesland.
www.bookings.net /searchresults.html?aid=301197;region=1005   (311 words)

 Friesland - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I have often read that Friesland considers itself "apart" from the remainder of the Netherlands.
Friesland is just a 'provincie' of the Netherlands, that means it has it's own capital but and more but you should not take it too serious.
Ik geloof dat Friesland ooit wel een onafhankelijke staat kon worden in de toekomst.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=39316   (488 words)

 Holiday in Friesland, Holland
Friesland is a sparsely populated part of in the north-west of The Netherlands with wide horizons and green meadows, dotted with farms.
Choose whether you want a relaxing time with walks by the lakes, cycle rides in the beautiful Friesland countryside and coffee or a fine meal in the charming village.
Or perhaps you prefer a more active break with sailing, wind-surfing or kayaking with the sailing school on the network of lakes.
www.blue-oceans.com /bandb/english   (305 words)

 Hotels in Friesland Holland - NetPZ realtime online booking for Friesland hotels
Wergeasterdyk 1, Leeuwarden, Goutum, Friesland, 9084 AS Discover your new Campanile Hotel in Leeuwarden, the capital of the northern province of Friesland.
Legemeersterweg 1a, Legemeer, Friesland, 8527 DS Hampshire Hotel St Nicolaasga is a charming country hotel directly located next to the 18-hole golf course of Burggolf.
This charming country estate hotel is located in the north of the Netherlands in the province of Friesland.
www.netpz.co.uk /hotels_holland_hotel/hotel_friesland_hotels.htm   (416 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Friesland
Friesland, province on the northern coast of the Netherlands, bordered on the west by the IJsselmeer, on the north by the North Sea, and on the south...
East Friesland was formerly a principality of the Holy Roman Empire and since the end of...
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 Salvia - East Friesland
The Salvia ‘East Friesland’, Salvia nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’, has glowing purple stems loaded with violet-purple flowers that bloom from June to October.
Salvia ‘East Friesland’ should be planted in full sun in a moist well-drained area.
‘East Friesland’ is a magnet for butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and is deer-resistant.
www.naturehills.com /new/product/perennialsdetails.aspx?prodid=1274   (129 words)

Friesland, Minnesota, United States [Place] is in Pine County; location is 46°5'8"N 92°55'46"W; elevation is 1,141 feet [SourceGSP]
Friesland, Wisconsin, United States [Populated Place] is in Columbia County; location is 43°35'19"N 89°4'2"W [SourceGSP]
Friesland, Wisconsin, United States [Village]; population was 271 in 1990; housing units was 111 in 1990; location is 43°35'N 89°4'W; land area is 1.02 square miles (653 acres); FIPS code is 28000 [SourceCBP]
www.placesnamed.com /F/r/friesland.asp   (87 words)

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