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Coat of arms of Buitenpost
Coat of arms
Location of Buitenpost
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
 • Total 5,834 (1 january 2,012)

Buitenpost (Bûtenpost in West Frisian) is a village in north-east Friesland in the Netherlands.

It lies approximately halfway between the cities of Leeuwarden (the capital of Friesland) and Groningen, in the northern part of the municipality of Achtkarspelen. With 5,765 inhabitants, Buitenpost is the second largest settlement in the municipality.

Buitenpost is home to the Netherlands' largest botanical herbal garden.


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