island and municipality in Friesland, the Netherlands

Vlieland is an island and municipality of the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. In 2016 the municipality had about 1,100 people. The municipality covers an area of 316 km², the island an area of 36 km².

Vuurduin Lighthouse
Coat of arms

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

It lies southwest of the island of Terschelling and northeast of the island of Texel.

Climate change

The highest temperature ever recorded in Vlieland was 33.3 °C (91.9 °F) on 27 July 2018.[1]

The lowest temperature ever recorded in Vlieland was −13.5 °C (7.7 °F) on 4 February 2012.[2]

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