Place:Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands

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NameWinterswijk
TypeCity
Coordinates51.967°N 6.733°E
Located inGelderland, Netherlands
Contained Places
Buurtschap
Woold
Dorp
Meddo
Gehucht
Ratum
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Winterswijk is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands.

Winterswijk (Winterswiek, Wenters) is a town with a population of some 30,000 in the Achterhoek which lies in the most eastern part of the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. It was also known as Winethereswick, Winriswic or Wenterswic. Wic or the Anglo Saxon wich means the living place of a certain person. The person would likely have been called Wenether, Winitar or Winter.

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