Terband (West Frisian: Terbant) is a village in Heerenveen in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 270 in January 2017.[3]

Terband
Terbant
Village
The Rotondekerk [nl] in Terband
The Rotondekerk [nl] in Terband
Coat of arms of Terband
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Location in the Heerenveen municipality
Terband is located in Friesland
Terband
Terband
Location in the Netherlands
Terband is located in Netherlands
Terband
Terband
Terband (Netherlands)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°59′44″N 5°53′11″E / 52.99556°N 5.88639°E / 52.99556; 5.88639
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityHeerenveen Heerenveen
Area
 • Total7.31 km2 (2.82 sq mi)
Elevation−0.8 m (−2.6 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total260
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Postal code
8449[1]
Dialing code0513

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1315 as Bant, and means "near the region".[4] In 1315, a chapel was built in the village. In 1840, it was home to 228 people. In 1843, a Dutch Reformed church was built. [5]

Before 1934, Terband was part of the Aengwirden municipality.[5] Between 1954 and 1959, part of the village of annexed by Heerenveen, and demolished to create the interchange between the A7 and A32 motorways.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8449AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  3. ^ Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017 - CBS Statline
  4. ^ "Terband - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b c "Terband". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Terband at Wikimedia Commons