Wierum

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

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

It also features an 11th-century church and a windmill in the village. Dejong made his hometown Wierum a very 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