Varik

Varik
Village
Varik, windmill: korenmolen de Bol
Varik, windmill: korenmolen de Bol
Coat of arms of Varik
Varik is located in Gelderland
Varik
Varik
Location in the Netherlands
Varik is located in Netherlands
Varik
Varik
Varik (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°49′24″N 5°22′9″E / 51.82333°N 5.36917°E / 51.82333; 5.36917Coordinates: 51°49′24″N 5°22′9″E / 51.82333°N 5.36917°E / 51.82333; 5.36917
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityWest Betuwe
Area
[1]
 • Total5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,070
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4064[1]
Dialing code0344

Varik is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of West Betuwe, and lies about 8 km south of Tiel.

Varik was a separate municipality until 1978, when it became a part of Neerijnen.[3]

History

It was first mentioned between 968 and 971 as Feldrike. The etymology is unclear.[4] Varik developed along the Waal River as a stretched out esdorp The tower of the Dutch Reformed Church dates from the 15th century and received its spire in 1844. The church building dates from 1881. The Roman Catholic church was constructed between 1877 and 1879.[5] In 1840, Varik was home to 749 people.[6] The grist mill De Bol was built 1867, and nowadays serves as a residential house.[7]

Born in Varik

  • Jan Hendrik van Grootvelt [nl]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 24 March 2022. two entries
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 4064CB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 March 2022.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  4. ^ "Varik - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 March 2022.
  5. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Sabine Broekhoven (2000). "Varik" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. ISBN 90 400 9406 3. Retrieved 24 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Varik". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 March 2022.
  7. ^ "De Bol". Molen database (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 March 2022.


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