BDF is based in the historic Kanselarij or Chancellary building in the city center of Leeuwarden. It dates back to 1566. It is now a center where knowledge meets business.

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Business Development Friesland

Head office street address:
Turfmarkt 11
8911 KS Leeuwarden
The Netherlands 

Post address:
P.O. Box 25
8900 AA Leeuwarden
The Netherlands

T: 003158 845 80 45

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Leeuwarden is the capital city of the Dutch province Friesland in the north of the country. Leeuwarden is a compact city with 108,000 inhabitants, surrounded by countryside and water, dynamic, sparkling, start and finish line for the world famous 'Eleven cities' ice-skating tour and now honoured by being selected as the 2018 European Capital of Culture.

The Frisian capital boasts a historic centre, numerous national monuments, a range of delightful and surprising shops and inviting café terraces. The city is one of modern paradoxes: a city that respects its past, whilst looking to the future by investing in research, development and ICT. A city in the heart of the countryside, where students, families and older residents feel comfortably at home and where companies find the space they need to grow and develop.

Watch this video called 'Fascinating Leeuwarden' to get to know everything about Leeuwarden!


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