Elahuizen

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Elahuizen

Elahuzen
Village
Elahuizen Church
Elahuizen Church
Coat of arms of Elahuizen
Coat of arms
Location in the former Gaasterlân Sleat municipality
Location in the former Gaasterlân Sleat municipality
Elahuizen is located in Netherlands
Elahuizen
Elahuizen
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°55′22″N 5°32′16″E / 52.92278°N 5.53778°E / 52.92278; 5.53778
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityDe Fryske Marren De Fryske Marren
Population
 (2017)
 • Total345
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8581
Telephone area0514

Ealahuizen (West Frisian: Elahuzen) is a small village in De Fryske Marren municipality in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It is located on the banks of the Fluessen Lake and had a population of around 345 in 2017.[1]

History[edit]

The village was originally called Nijega. To avoid confusion with to other villages of the same name, it took the name of "Nijega (H.O.N.)" and later Elahuizen. Before 2014, Elahuizen was part of the Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality and before 1984 it belonged to Hemelumer Oldeferd which was named Hemelumer Oldephaert & Noordwolde (H.O.N.). before 1956.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Elahuizen at Wikimedia Commons