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City of Leeuwarden

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Leeuwarden SkylineLeeuwarden is the capital city of the province of Friesland, Fryslan (Frisia) in The Netherlands.

The city is situated in the northern parts of Holland and has about 90,000 inhabitants.

Leeuwarden is the starting and finishing point for the famous Elfstedentocht, a 200 km-long speed skating race over the Frisian canals, rivers and waterways that is held when winter conditions in the province allow.