Oostmahorn

Oostmahorn (West Frisian: De Skâns) is a village in the Dutch province of Friesland. It is located in the municipality Noardeast-Fryslân and had, as of January 2017, a population of 65.[1] Before 2019, the village was part of the Dongeradeel municipality.

Oostmahorn

De Skâns
Village
Oostmahorn ferry
Oostmahorn ferry
Flag of Oostmahorn
Flag
Coat of arms of Oostmahorn
Coat of arms
Oostmahorn is located in Friesland
Oostmahorn
Oostmahorn
Location of Oostmahorn in the province of Friesland
Coordinates: 53°22′51″N 6°09′37″E / 53.38083°N 6.16028°E / 53.38083; 6.16028Coordinates: 53°22′51″N 6°09′37″E / 53.38083°N 6.16028°E / 53.38083; 6.16028
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityNoardeast-Fryslân
Area
 • Total0.19 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total65
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Before 2006 the village was part of Anjum. Oostmahorn is located on the westside of the Lauwersmeer. The ferry to Schiermonnikoog that had previously left from Oostmahorn now leaves from Lauwersoog. Esonstad is a holiday village.

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  Media related to Oostmahorn at Wikimedia Commons