Bierum

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Coordinates: 53°23′N 6°52′E / 53.383°N 6.867°E / 53.383; 6.867

Bierum
Village
Protestant Sebastian Church in 2009
Protestant Sebastian Church in 2009
Coat of arms of Bierum
Coat of arms
Location of Bierum
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Bierum in the municipality of Delfzijl.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Bierum in the municipality of Delfzijl.
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Delfzijl

Bierum is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 27 km northeast of Groningen.

Bierum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Delfzijl.[1]

In 2001, the village of Bierum had 610 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.20 km², and contained 225 residences.[2] The statistical area "Bierum", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1240 (not including the villages Spijk, Losdorp, Godlinze, Holwierde, and Krewerd).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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