Wyns

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Wyns
Village
Coat of arms of Wyns
Coat of arms
Location of Wyns
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Population
 • Total 182

Wyns (Dutch: Wijns) is a small village in Tytsjerksteradiel in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.It had a population of approximately 182 on October 1, 2008.[1]

History[edit]

The settlement Weninge was mentioned for the first time in 949 in the index of Abbot Hadamar from the German monastery Fulda. The church that was built around 1200 has been renovated to form a multifunctional centre. Wyns was in the Middle Ages notable for all lawsuits of Eastergoa being held there and the Grietmans sometimes holding meetings in the church.

Notable buildings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Tytsjerksteradiel - population per village

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°15′N 5°50′E / 53.250°N 5.833°E / 53.250; 5.833