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Boarnsterhim (About this soundWest-Frisian pronunciation ; Dutch: Boornsterhem [ˈboːrnstərˌɦɛm] (About this soundlisten)) was a municipality in the northern Netherlands. On 1 January 2014, the municipality was dissolved and its territory was split between four other municipalities: De Friese Meren, which was established that day, Leeuwarden, Heerenveen and Súdwest-Fryslân.

Boarnsterhim

Boornsterhem
Skyline of Warten
Skyline of Warten
Flag of Boarnsterhim
Flag
Highlighted former position of Boarnsterhim in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°6′N 5°50′E / 53.100°N 5.833°E / 53.100; 5.833Coordinates: 53°6′N 5°50′E / 53.100°N 5.833°E / 53.100; 5.833
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
Established1 January 1984
Dissolved1 January 2014[1]
Area
 • Total168.58 km2 (65.09 sq mi)
 • Land151.54 km2 (58.51 sq mi)
 • Water17.04 km2 (6.58 sq mi)
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (November 2013)[4]
 • Total19,482
 • Density129/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 8000 and 9000 range
Area code0515, 0566, 058

Contents

Population centresEdit

Akkrum, Aldeboarn (Oldeboorn), Dearsum (Deersum), Eagum (Aegum), Friens, Grou (Grouw), Idaerd (Idaard), Jirnsum (Irnsum), Nes, Poppenwier (Poppingawier), Raerd (Rauwerd), Reduzum (Roordahuizum), Sibrandabuorren (Sijbrandaburen), Terherne (Terhorne), Tersoal (Terzool), Warstiens, Warten (Wartena), Wergea (Warga).

(Dutch names)

TransportationEdit

Railway stationsEdit

AttractionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2014" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2014]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 9001ZE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014.

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