Wijckel

Wijckel (West Frisian: Wikel) is a village in De Fryske Marren municipality in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 645 in 2017.[1]

Wijckel

Wikel
Village
Wijckel church
Wijckel church
Flag of Wijckel
Flag
Coat of arms of Wijckel
Coat of arms
Location in the former Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality
Location in the former Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality
Wijckel is located in Netherlands
Wijckel
Wijckel
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°53′19″N 5°37′17″E / 52.88861°N 5.62139°E / 52.88861; 5.62139
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityDe Fryske Marren De Fryske Marren
Population
 (2017)
 • Total645
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8563
Telephone area0514

HistoryEdit

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

Notable peopleEdit

Speed skater Marrit Leenstra is from Wijckel.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Wijckel at Wikimedia Commons