Nieuweschoot

Nieuweschoot (West Frisian: Nijskoat) is a village in Heerenveen in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 185 in January 2017.[3]

Nieuweschoot
Nijskoat
Village
Nieuweschoot church
Nieuweschoot church
Flag of Nieuweschoot
Coat of arms of Nieuweschoot
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Nieuweschoot is located in Friesland
Nieuweschoot
Nieuweschoot
Location in the Netherlands
Nieuweschoot is located in Netherlands
Nieuweschoot
Nieuweschoot
Nieuweschoot (Netherlands)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°56′0″N 5°55′30″E / 52.93333°N 5.92500°E / 52.93333; 5.92500
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityHeerenveen Heerenveen
Area
 • Total3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Elevation0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total185
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Postal code
8445[1]
Dialing code0513

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1408 as Nye Schoten, and means corner of higher ground. Nieuw (new) has been added to distinguish between Oudeschoot.[4] The Dutch Reformed church of the village date from the 14th century. In 1840, Nieuweschoot was home to 164 people.[5]

Before 1934, Nieuweschoot 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 8445PA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  3. ^ Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017 - CBS Statline
  4. ^ "Nieuweschoot - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Nieuweschoot". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Nieuweschoot at Wikimedia Commons