't Waar

't Waar
Windmill De Dellen in 1977
Windmill De Dellen in 1977
't Waar is located in Groningen (province)
't Waar
't Waar
Location of 't Waar in the province of Groningen
't Waar is located in Netherlands
't Waar
't Waar
't Waar (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 53°13′31″N 6°57′7″E / 53.22528°N 6.95194°E / 53.22528; 6.95194Coordinates: 53°13′31″N 6°57′7″E / 53.22528°N 6.95194°E / 53.22528; 6.95194
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
MunicipalityOldambt
Area
 • Total0.49 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Elevation0.1 m (0.3 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total115
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Postal code
9942[1]
Dialing code0598

't Waar (Dutch pronunciation: [ət ʋaːr]) is a village in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Oldambt, just north of the village of Nieuw-Scheemda.[3]

History[]

The villages was first mentioned in 1781 as 't Waar, and means sluice.[4] It refers to a sluice constructed in 1622 in the Termunterzijldiep [nl] to regulate the water flow.[5]

't Waar was home to 451 people in 1840.[5] Between 1910 and 1934, there was a joint railway station with Nieuw-Scheemda on the Zuidbroek to Delfzijl railway line.[6] On 15 April 1945, the village celebrate its liberation when German soldiers threw handgrenades into the crowd killing five civilians and one Polish soldier. In 1995, a memorial was placed on the site.[7][5]

't Waar was part of the municipality of Scheemda until 1990 when it became part of Nieuwolda. Since 2010, it is part of Oldambt.[5]

References[]

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 9 April 2022. two entries
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 9942PA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 April 2022.
  3. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  4. ^ "Waar - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 April 2022.
  5. ^ a b c d "'t Waar". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 April 2022.
  6. ^ "stopplaats Nieuw Scheemda- t Waar". Stationweb (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Oorlogsmonument 't Waar". Traces of War (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 April 2022.

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