Wirdum, Friesland

Wirdum (West Frisian: Wurdum) is a village in Leeuwarden municipality in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 1,060 in January 2017.[1]

Wirdum
Wurdum
Village
St Martin's Church
St Martin's Church
Coat of arms of Wirdum
Location in the Leeuwarden municipality
Location in the Leeuwarden municipality
Wirdum is located in Netherlands
Wirdum
Wirdum
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 53°8′59″N 5°48′14″E / 53.14972°N 5.80389°E / 53.14972; 5.80389Coordinates: 53°8′59″N 5°48′14″E / 53.14972°N 5.80389°E / 53.14972; 5.80389
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityLeeuwarden Leeuwarden
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,060
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9088
Telephone area058

St-Martin's village church was a tufa building in the 12th century. In the 13th century the nave was enlarged and since then it has been a brick building. In the 14th century a tower was added on the south side. The nave was altered in Baroque style, the tower in the 19th century.[2]

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