Wijckel

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Wijckel

Wikel
Village
Wijckel church
Wijckel church
Flag of Wijckel
Flag
Coat of arms of Wijckel
Coat of arms
Location in the former Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality
Location in the former Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality
Wijckel is located in Netherlands
Wijckel
Wijckel
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°53′19″N 5°37′17″E / 52.88861°N 5.62139°E / 52.88861; 5.62139
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityDe Fryske Marren De Fryske Marren
Population
(2017)
 • Total645
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8563
Telephone area0514

Wijckel (West Frisian: Wikel) is a village in De Fryske Marren municipality in the province of Fryslan, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 645 in 2017.[1]

History[edit]

Before 2014, Wijckel was part of the Gaasterlân-Sleat municipality and before 1984 it was part of Gaasterland.

Notable people[edit]

Speed skater Marrit Leenstra is from Wijckel.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Wijckel at Wikimedia Commons