Wognum ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a former municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Wognum received city rights in 1392 but lost them in 1426. In 2007 it merged with the municipalities of Medemblik and Noorder-Koggenland into the surviving municipality of Medemblik.
Population centres Edit
The former municipality of Wognum consisted of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Nibbixwoud, Wognum, Zwaagdijk-West, and the hamlet of Wijzend.
Local government Edit
Before the merger into Medemblik, the municipal council of Wognum consisted of 13 seats, which were divided as follows:
People from Wognum Edit
- Dirk-Jan den Ouden (badminton player)
- Cor Bakker (pianist)