Received from: the Netherlands
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: May 2012
Distance: 1040 km
Time of travelling: 5 days
Dronrijp is a town in the Dutch municipality of Menaldumadeel. On January 1, 2008, it had 3,405 inhabitants.
The oldest known reference to the town dates from 1132, when it was called Denningrip, meaning a "rip" (narrow stretch of land) where a family called Drenninga lived.
Of the old mansions in the area only the early 18th century Schatzenburg remains.