Hoornsterzwaag

Hoornsterzwaag (West Frisian: Hoarnstersweach) is a small village in Heerenveen in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 830 in January 2017.[3]

Hoornsterzwaag
Hoarnstersweach
Village
Hoornsterzwaag church and bell tower
Hoornsterzwaag church and bell tower
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Hoornsterzwaag is located in Friesland
Hoornsterzwaag
Hoornsterzwaag
Location in the Netherlands
Hoornsterzwaag is located in Netherlands
Hoornsterzwaag
Hoornsterzwaag
Hoornsterzwaag (Netherlands)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°59′54″N 6°10′21″E / 52.99833°N 6.17250°E / 52.99833; 6.17250
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityHeerenveen Heerenveen
Area
 • Total19.90 km2 (7.68 sq mi)
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total810
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Postal code
8412[1]
Dialing code0513

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1408 as Suage, and means "cattle field belonging to Oudehorne".[4] The church dates from 1621 and was extensively restored in 1856. The current bell tower dates from 2007. In 1840, Hoornsterzwaag was home to 151 people.[5]

Before 1934, Hoornsterzwaag was part of the Schoterland municipality.[5]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8412CA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  3. ^ Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017 - CBS Statline
  4. ^ "Hoornsterzwaag - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Hoornsterzwaag". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hoornsterzwaag at Wikimedia Commons