Arum, Friesland

Arum Dutch Reformed Church
Flag of Arum
Arum is a village in the Súdwest-Fryslân municipality in the Dutch province of Friesland. It is located about 5 km southeast of the city of Harlingen.

The village itself has about 895 inhabitants. The surrounding countryside that belongs to Arum, including the hamlets of Baarderburen and Grauwe Kat, has a population of about 180 in January 2017.

In 1380, the Battle of Arum was fought near the village between the monks of the monasteries Ludingakerk (near Midlum) and Oldeklooster (near Hartwert), in which more than 130 men died.

Before 2011, the village was part of the Wûnseradiel municipality.

This page was last edited on 11 November 2017, at 16:03.
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arum,_Friesland under CC BY-SA license.

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