island and municipality in Friesland, the Netherlands

Terschelling is an island and municipality of the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. In 2016 the municipality had about 4,800 people. The municipality covers an area of 674 km², the island an area of 86 km².

Brandaris Lighthouse
Coat of arms

Terschelling makes part of the West Frisian Islands (Dutch: Waddeneilanden).

It lies west of the island of Ameland and northeast of the island of Vlieland.

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