Ruigahuizen

Ruigahuizen (West Frisian: Rûgehuzen) is a small village in De Fryske Marren municipality in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands, south-west of Balk. It had a population of around 120 in 2017.[1]

Ruigahuizen

Rûgehuzen
Village
Ruigahuizen wooden bell tower
Ruigahuizen wooden bell tower
Location in the former Gaasterlân Sleat municipality
Location in the former Gaasterlân Sleat municipality
Ruigahuizen is located in Netherlands
Ruigahuizen
Ruigahuizen
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°53′4″N 5°33′54″E / 52.88444°N 5.56500°E / 52.88444; 5.56500
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityDe Fryske Marren De Fryske Marren
Population
 (2017)
 • Total120
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8564
Telephone area0514

One of Frieslands' wooden bell towers is at the cemetery. In a farmyard at the Rûchsterwei, there is an American wind engine.

HistoryEdit

Before 2014, Ruigahuizen was part of the Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality, and before 1984 it was part of Gaasterland.

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Ruigahuizen at Wikimedia Commons