municipality in Friesland, Netherlands

Waadhoeke is a municipality of the Province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It lies in the northeast of Friesland at the Wadden Sea.

Map of Waadhoeke
Coat of arms

The municipality was established on January 1, 2018. It was made by combining the former municipalities of het Bildt, Franekeradeel, Menameradiel, and parts of Littenseradiel.

About 47,000 people live in Waadhoeke. It covers an area of about 305 square kilometres (118 square miles).

The main settlement is the small city of Franeker.

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