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Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
 • Total c. 450

Exmorra (West Frisian: Eksmoarre) is a small village in Súdwest-Fryslân in the province Friesland of the Netherlands. In 2009, it had a population of around 450.


The village has a Christian primary school. Every year there is a village festival, and there are several neighborhood associations. Exmorra has a months leaf for the residents of Exmorra and Allingawier.

Exmorra has together 21 associations / foundations and 17 different companies. There is also a beautiful church which was built in the 13th century.

In the 1960s, Exmorra had several shops and businesses but there are none today.

In winter there is a skating rink. Over the years, the lakes of Makkum and Parrega have been pumped empty. In Exmorra there is grocer and candy shop dating from 1885. Behind this historic building a village school was established. The living rooms in the shop are furnished in old style. Behind the building is a shoemaker's workshop. There is also a dolly shop and a sports field.

Coordinates: 53°3′19″N 5°27′49″E / 53.05528°N 5.46361°E / 53.05528; 5.46361

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