Ulrum

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Ulrum
Village
Ulrum in c. 2006
Ulrum in c. 2006
Ulrum is located in Groningen (province)
Ulrum
Ulrum
Location of Ulrum in the province of Groningen
Coordinates: 53°21.54′N 6°19.99′E / 53.35900°N 6.33317°E / 53.35900; 6.33317Coordinates: 53°21.54′N 6°19.99′E / 53.35900°N 6.33317°E / 53.35900; 6.33317
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality De Marne

Ulrum is a small village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of De Marne.

History[edit]

The first time the town was named was as Uluringhem in the 11th century.

Ulrum is sited on two mounds. On the eastern one stands the Romano-Gothic church of Ulrum (built at the end of the 12th century), on the western mound stood the Asingaborg. Ulrum was once a thriving village with many tradesmen and small businesses. Now only agricultural activity remains.

Ulrum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it merged with Eenrum, Kloosterburen, and Leens. The new municipality was called Ulrum at first, but was renamed to De Marne in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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