Winsum

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Winsum
Municipality
Banner o Winsum
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Coat o airms o Winsum
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Location of Winsum
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°31′E / 53.333°N 6.517°E / 53.333; 6.517
Kintra Netherlands
Province Groningen
Aurie(2006)
 • Total 102.53 km2 (39.59 sq mi)
 • Laund 101.09 km2 (39.03 sq mi)
 • Watter 1.44 km2 (0.56 sq mi)
Population (1 Januar 2007)
 • Tot 14,001
 • Density 139/km2 (360/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Winsum (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality an a toun in the northeastren Netherlands.

The toun o Winsum wis offeecially establisht in 1057 as the fusion o three historic veelages: Obergum (North), Winsum (centre) an Bellingeweer (Sooth). The majority o the toun's 8,000 inhabitants commute tae the nearbi ceety roningen.

The toun boasts twa tradeetional Dutch wind mills, twa historic kirks, twa canals, an ane o the Netherlands' auldest taverns. The twa mills, "De Ster" ("The Starn") an "De Vriendschap" ("The Friendship") wur built in 1851 an 1801 respectively. The biggin that the tavern "De Gouden Karper" ("The Gowden Carp") nou occupees haes been in uise as a tavern syne the 16t century, an is the auldest (unverifee'd) in the Netherlands.

Winsum is a sister ceety wi the Pols Lubraniec .

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Abbeweer, Adorp, Aduarderzijl, Alinghuizen, Allersma, Antum, Arwerd, Baflo, Bellingeweer, Beswerd, Bolshuizen, Dingen, De Raken, De Vennen, Den Andel, Duisterwinkel, Ernstheem, Ezinge, Feerwerd, Garnwerd, Groot Wetsinge, Hammeland, Hardeweer, Harssens, Hekkum, Hiddingezijl, Klein Wetsinge, Krassum, Lutje Marne, Lutke Saaksum, Maarhuizen, Obergum, Oldenzijl, Oostum, Ranum, Rasquert, Saaxumhuizen, Sauwerd, Schapehals, Schaphalsterzijl, Schilligeham, Schifpot, Het Schoor, Suttum, Takkebos, Tijum, Tinallinge, Valkum, Wierum, Wierumerschouw, Wildeveld an Winsum.

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