Nijefurd

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Nijefurd
Former municipality
Flag of Nijefurd
Flag
Coat of arms of Nijefurd
Coat of arms
Location of Nijefurd
Coordinates: 52°59′N 5°26′E / 52.983°N 5.433°E / 52.983; 5.433Coordinates: 52°59′N 5°26′E / 52.983°N 5.433°E / 52.983; 5.433
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Municipality Súdwest-Fryslân
Area(2006)
 • Total 289.17 km2 (111.65 sq mi)
 • Land 96.68 km2 (37.33 sq mi)
 • Water 192.49 km2 (74.32 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2007)
 • Total 10,887
 • Density 113/km2 (290/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Nijefurd (About this sound pronunciation ) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland.

History[edit]

It was formed in 1984 from the old municipalities of Hindeloopen, Stavoren, and Workum, and part of Hemelumer Oldeferd.

In 2011, it formed together with the municipalities of Bolsward, Sneek, Wûnseradiel and Wymbritseradiel the new municipality Súdwest Fryslân.

Population centres[edit]

Hemelum, Hindeloopen, It Heidenskip, Koudum, Molkwerum, Nijhuizum, Stavoren, Warns and Workum.

External links[edit]

Media related to Nijefurd at Wikimedia Commons