Wierum

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Wierum
Village
Location of Wierum
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Population
 • Total c. 390

Wierum is a village in Dongeradeel in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands with a population of around 390. It features in The Wheel On The School by Meindert DeJong, where it has been renamed Shora. Wierum was DeJong's birthplace.

There is also an 11th-century church and a windmill in the village. Dejong made his hometown Wierum a notably popular area because of his popular novel "The Wheel on the School."

Coordinates: 53°24′3″N 6°0′55″E / 53.40083°N 6.01528°E / 53.40083; 6.01528