municipality in the Netherlands

Texel is an island and municipality of the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. In 2016 the municipality had about 13,600 people. The municipality covers an area of 463 km², the island an area of 161 km².

Eierland Lighthouse
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Texel makes part of the West Frisian Islands (Dutch: Waddeneilanden).

It lies southwest of the island of Vlieland and northeast of the small island of Noorderhaaks (part of the municipality of Texel).

Main town is Den Burg.

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