De Westereen

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De Westereen

De Westerein
Village
Flag of De Westereen
Flag
Coat of arms of De Westereen
Coat of arms
Location in Dantumadiel municipality
Location in Dantumadiel municipality
De Westereen is located in Netherlands
De Westereen
De Westereen
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°15′19″N 6°2′8″E / 53.25528°N 6.03556°E / 53.25528; 6.03556
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityDantumadiel Dantumadiel
Population
(2017)
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

De Westereen (standard West Frisian: De Westerein, archaic[1]; Dutch: Zwaagwesteinde) is a village in the Dantumadiel municipality of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 5000 in 2017.[2]

History[edit]

De Westereen has been the official name since January 1, 2009. It is the name of the village in the local form of the West Frisian language spoken there. The standard West Frisian name of the village is De Westerein. The Dutch name Zwaagwesteinde was official prior to 2009.

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