For other uses, see Yde (disambiguation).

Village in 2008

Location in Drenthe in the Netherlands

Coordinates: 53°06′55″N 6°35′34″E / 53.1152°N 6.5929°E / 53.1152; 6.5929Coordinates: 53°06′55″N 6°35′34″E / 53.1152°N 6.5929°E / 53.1152; 6.5929
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Tynaarlo
  Total 658

Yde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈidə]) is a village in the municipality of Tynaarlo in the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands. It lies about 11 km south of Groningen.

In 2001, the village of Yde had 658 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.24 km², and contained 258 residences.[1] The statistical area "Yde", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 870.[2]

Yde is perhaps best known as the location near to where the bog body of the Yde Girl was found.


  1. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
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