Holwerd

Holwerd is a village in Noardeast-Fryslân municipality in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland. It had a population of around 1,607 in January 2017. Before 2019, the village was part of the Dongeradeel municipality.

Wadloopcentrum Fryslân in Holwerd is a center for the training of wadlopen guides and the preservation of the sport. It was the birthplace of astronomer Johannes Phocylides Holwarda. There are two windmills in Holwerd, De Hoop and Miedenmolen.

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  1. Grietenij Franekeradeel Burgerlijke Stand FranekeradeelFranekeradeelMarriage record for Aan Jans Mud & Sara Baukes Hoekstra, civil registry of marriages, Franekeradeel, 1838-12-15, record 47
  2. Gemeente Blija Burgerlijke Stand BlijaBlijaMarriage record for Bauke Pieters Hoekstra & Grietje Rinzes van der Ploeg, civil registry of births, Blija, 1814-02-16, record 1