Wedde

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Wedde
Village
Red brick tower and ship with grey tile roofs
Church of Wedde in 2008
Coat of arms of Wedde
Coat of arms
Wedde is located in Groningen (province)
Wedde
Wedde
Location of Wedde in the province of Groningen
Coordinates: 53°4′10″N 7°4′45″E / 53.06944°N 7.07917°E / 53.06944; 7.07917Coordinates: 53°4′10″N 7°4′45″E / 53.06944°N 7.07917°E / 53.06944; 7.07917
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Bellingwedde
Population (1 januari 2007)
 • Total 630[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9698[2]
Area code(s) 0597[3]
ISO 3166 code NL-GR

Wedde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛdə]) is a village in the municipality Bellingwedde in the province Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located 9 km southeast of Winschoten.

History[edit]

Wedde was a separate municipality until 1968, when it was merged with Bellingwolde to form Bellingwedde.[4] The new name Bellingwedde is a contraction of Bellingwolde and Wedde.

Geography[edit]

Wedde is located at 53°4′12″N 7°4′34″E / 53.07000°N 7.07611°E / 53.07000; 7.07611 (53.07, 7.08) in the southwest of the municipality Bellingwedde, in the east of the province Groningen, in the northeast of the Netherlands. Wedde is an administrative neighbourhood (Dutch: buurt) in the district (Dutch: wijk) of Blijham.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2007, Wedde has a population of 630.[1]

Culture[edit]

The Wedderborg is a borg (castle) in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CBS Statline
  2. ^ (Dutch) Resultaten voor "Wedde,", Postcode.nl. Retrieved on 26 January 2014.
  3. ^ (Dutch) Netnummer zoeken, Telefoonboek.nl. Retrieved on 26 January 2014.
  4. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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