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    In beeld

    Episode 23: Franeker

    First aired: Thursday, 15 January 2015 at 17.00 hours

    Franeker has evolved in the Middle Ages to the main settlement of northern Westergo . That area was an island , it was surrounded by the sea , the Middle Sea and the Marne rift.

    In this episode Roos is in the village Franeker.

    Franeker ( Frisian: Frjentsjer ) is the capital of the municipality of Franeker , in the province of Friesland. The city has about 13,000 inhabitants and is one of the eleven Frisian cities of the 'Elfstedentocht'. Franeker would be around 800 have emerged as a Carolingian castellum . The name was derived from " Froon - acker " or "land of the lord / king " ; the oldest street in the city is still called Froonacker .

    Part of Franeker is a conservation area , one of the protected urban and village in Friesland. Also, there are dozens of national monuments in the town . There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention . Who will be next Rose speaks spontaneously with?

    For more information:

    http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franeker
    http://www.franekeractueel.nl/nieuws/


    About this program:

    IN BEELD brings the people of our region "in the picture".

    Weekly Podium.TV will bring the people of our beautiful villages in picture in the north of the Netherlands. To meet special people, to see the village and told wonderful stories. There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention.