Place:Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands

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NameWinterswijk
TypeGemeente
Coordinates51.967°N 6.733°E
Located inGelderland, Netherlands
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Winterswijk (; also known as Winterswiek or Wenters) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. It has a population of and is situated in the Achterhoek, which lies in the easternmost part of the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands.

It was also known as Winethereswick, Winriswic or Wenterswic; the Anglo Saxon wich or wic means the living place of a certain person. The person would likely have been called Wenether, Winitar or Winter.

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