farm village in Friesland, Netherlands

Akkrum is a village that lies in the municipality of Heerenveen, which is in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It is in the northern part of the municipality, and had about 3,400 people in 2017.

Street in Akkrum
Street in Akkrum
Flag of Akkrum
Coat of arms of Akkrum
Map of Akkrum
Map of Akkrum
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
 • Total3,395
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Telephone area0566

Akkrum belonged to the former municipality of Boarnsterhim until 2014, and to the municipality of Utingeradeel until 1984.

It has a railway station that connects Akkrum with Leeuwarden in the north and Heerenveen in the south. Motorway A32 is to the right of the village.

The village of Nes is just right of Akkrum.

The lake Sneekermeer (Snitser Mar) lies in the neighbourhood, to the southwest.

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53°3′0″N 5°50′10″E / 53.05000°N 5.83611°E / 53.05000; 5.83611