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Protestant Sebastian Church in 2009
Protestant Sebastian Church in 2009
Bierum is located in Groningen (province)
Location in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 53°23′N 6°52′E / 53.383°N 6.867°E / 53.383; 6.867Coordinates: 53°23′N 6°52′E / 53.383°N 6.867°E / 53.383; 6.867
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Delfzijl
Population (2017)
 • Total 673
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9906
Dialing code 0596

Bierum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbiːrɵm]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 27 km northeast of Groningen.

Bierum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Delfzijl.[1]

In 2017, the village of Bierum had 673 inhabitants.[2] The built-up area of the village was 0.20 km², and contained 225 residences.[3] The statistical area Bierum, which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1,090 (not including the villages Spijk, Losdorp, Godlinze, Holwierde, and Krewerd).[4]


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Bierum - Delfzijl (in Dutch)
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  4. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017. As of 1 January 2017.

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