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Groningen ([ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)]; Gronings: Grönnen or Grunn; West Frisian: Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands. It borders on Friesland to the west, Drenthe to the south, the German state of Niedersachsen (districts of Leer and Emsland) to the east, and the Wadden Sea to the north. In 2014, it had a population of 582,640 and a total area of 2,960 km2 (1,140 sq mi). The area was subsequently part of Frisia, the Frankish Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Dutch Republic, which is the precursor state of the Netherlands. In the 14th century, the city of Groningen became a member of the Hanseatic League. The capital of the province and the seat of the provincial government is the city of Groningen. Since 2007, Max van den Berg is the King's Commissioner in the province. A coalition of the Labour Party, People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Democrats 66, and ChristianUnion forms the executive branch. The province is divided into 23 municipalities. The land is mainly used for agriculture. There are sea ports in Delfzijl and Eemshaven. The Groningen gas field was discovered in 1959. The province is home to the University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences.
Cities, towns & villages in Groningen
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SellingerbeetseSellingerbeetse (Gronings: Beetse) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 5 km southwest of Sellingen and 8 km north of Ter Apel. The core village has a population of about 210, while the Sellingerbeetse including the surrounding countryside has a population of around 760. The village has a church, Opwaarts! (Upwards!), built in Amsterdam School style in 1925 by the Dutch Reformed Church. Nowadays it serves as a cultural stage and is used for, amongst other things, expositions. Show Sellingerbeetseon the map
LewenborgLewenborg is a green suburb in the east of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. It had 8,800 residents as of 2008. Its construction began in 1971. The heart of Lewenborg consists of the shopping mall and the community center, Het Dok. All of Lewenborg's street names are references to nautical terms. Even the institutions and schools in this neighbourhood carry nautical names. The streets of Zilvermeer (Silverlake), Mooiland (Prettyland), Waterland and Zonland (Sunland) (the last three in the ecological quarter, Drielanden) are also part of Lewenborg. However, they do not concur with Lewenborg's regular nomenclature. Show Lewenborgon the map
MuntendamMuntendam is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen, municipality Menterwolde. Until 1990 it was a separate municipality, which boasted the title 'reddest (most socialist) municipality in the Netherlands', with a council of 11 containing 7 PvdA (Labour Party) members and 2 CPN (Communist Party) members. (However, nearby Reiderland had had a vast CPN majority since WWII, so the claim is rather too strong). When a new mayor had to be appointed in 1980 (at the time a municipality had no say in the matter), it was assumed that it would become a PvdA mayor as it had always been. However, the then minister of the interior, Hans Wiegel of the right-wing VVD, decided that this very left-wing part of the Netherlands needed a change and appointed a D66 (left of centre) mayor. This led to a cold r Show Muntendamon the map
HarenHaren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːrə(n)] (13px listen); Gronings: Hoaren) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands located in the direct urban area of the City of Groningen. Haren is a typical commuting municipality with many wealthy inhabitants. It lies on the northern part of a ridge of sand called the Hondsrug. It contains one of two dolmens in the province of Groningen (in the village of Noordlaren) and the largest botanical garden of the Netherlands called Hortus Haren. The municipality comprises a wood called Appèlbergen (east of the village of Glimmen) and a lake called Paterswoldsemeer. Show Harenon the map
Groot WetsingeGroot Wetsinge (English: Big Wetsinge) and Klein Wetsinge (English: Small Wetsinge) are two villages in the municipality of Winsum in the Dutch province of Groningen. The villages are less than half a kilometre apart and are often referred to together as Wetsinge. The closest village, at a distance of less than a kilometre to Wetsinge is Sauwerd. Wetsinge was part of the area controlled by the family Onsta, which also built the Onstaborg to the northeast of Wetsinge. Show Groot Wetsingeon the map
UithuizenUithuizen (Dutch pronunciation: [œytɦœyzən]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond. Uithuizen has a railway station. Uithuizen was a separate municipality until 1979, when it became part of Hefshuizen. May 17 2008, Cardinal Simonis opened the Trail of St James, connecting Uithuizen to Hasselt, Le Puy en Velay, and Santiago de Compostela, creating a modern, northern branch of the Way of St James. Show Uithuizenon the map
LeekLeek (Dutch pronunciation: [leːk] (13px listen); Gronings: De Laik; West Frisian: De Like) is a municipality and a village in the Groningen province in the northeastern Netherlands, bordering on the Drenthe and Fryslân provinces. The village is approximately 20 km west of Groningen (city) on the A7 (E22) highway. The village grew around a fortification that was constructed here during the Eighty Years' War with Spain. The name 'Leek' was derived from a brook, the \"Leke\". The town is sometimes also called \"The Leek\". In Dutch the people from Leek are called \"Leeksters\". Show Leekon the map
HoogezandHoogezand is a village in the municipality located in the principality Groningen in northeast Netherlands. Show Hoogezandon the map
BellingwoldeBellingwolde (Dutch pronunciation: Gronings: Bennewolle) is a village with a population of 2,400 people in the municipality Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. It is situated in the southeast of the region Oldambt, in the north of the region Westerwolde, and in the east of the province Groningen, at the border with Germany. Bellingwolde has a state protected village area with several monumental farmhouses. Other attractions are the Magnus Church, the Law House, Veldkamp's Mill, and Museum de Oude Wolden. There are four primary schools and a secondary school in the village. Show Bellingwoldeon the map
WinsumWinsum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪnsɵm] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. The town of Winsum was officially established in 1057 as the fusion of three historic villages: Obergum (North), Winsum (center) and Bellingeweer (South). The majority of the town's 8,000 inhabitants commute to the nearby city Groningen. Winsum is twinned with the Polish town Lubraniec. Show Winsumon the map
HeiligerleeHeiligerlee (Dutch pronunciation: Gronings: Kloosterholt) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen bordering the town of Winschoten, it is part of the municipality of Oldambt. It was the site of the 1536 Battle and the 1568 Battle of Heiligerlee Show Heiligerleeon the map
EssenEssen is a small hamlet in the municipality Haren in the province Groningen. It lies between the city of Groningen and the village of Haren. In 1215 a monastery was founded in Essen (or Yesse). It existed until 1594. During the Protestant Reformation it was closed down by the province of Groningen. It was known for having a miraculous statue of Mary (mother of Jesus). Only the terrain on which the monastery was built is recognisable. Today Essen counts twenty farms in a very rural countryside; it is hard to imagine that the centre of the city of Groningen is only 5 km (3 mi) away. Show Essenon the map
ZeerijpZeerijp (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzeːrɛip]) is a village north of city of Groningen. Its most striking building is its medieval brick church with detached bell tower. Formerly dedicated to John the Baptist, now it is a Dutch Reformed church. Also there is a famous organ inside the church, a Faber organ. Because there are so few inhabitants, Zeerijp has no shops, but there is a primary school 'De Wilgenstee' and a cafe. Also, there is a famous mill, 'de Leeuw'. There is also a gold and silver smith, Van Hulsen. Show Zeerijpon the map
PieterburenPieterburen is a village in the northeastern Netherlands, located in the municipality of De Marne, Groningen. Pieterburen is situated on the ‘Hogeland’ (high land) of northeastern Groningen. It is an area with brick Gothic churches, stately farms, and endless views over the land, all the way to the Wadden Sea. Pieterburen is known for its Seal Rehabilitation and Research Centre, the vicarage garden Domiestoen, the old mill De Vier Winden (The Four Winds), and for mudflat hiking in the Wadden Sea. Its medieval castle, Huis ten Dyke, was torn down a century ago. \n* The church \n* \n* Show Pieterburenon the map
DorkwerdDorkwerd is a small village in Groningen, the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Groningen, about 4 km northwest of the city center. Recent construction of new residential areas have brought the city to less than 500 meters from the village of Dorkwerd. Dorkwerd is one of the smallest villages of Groningen, consisting of a church and a few farms. Show Dorkwerdon the map
Ter ApelTer Apel (Dutch pronunciation: [tɛr ˈaːpəl]; Gronings: Troapel) is a village with a population of 8,866 residents in the municipality Vlagtwedde in the northern Netherlands, in the province Groningen in the region Westerwolde. The town lies on the stream Ruiten Aa, which has the valley that together with the Ter Apeler forest belongs to the national network of nature reserves, the Ecologische Hoofdstructuur. An accommodation centre for refugees is located at Ter Apel, functioning as a \"departure centre\" for rejected refugees and a registration point, operated by the Centraal Orgaan opvang Asielzoekers. Ter Apel lies on the roads N366, N976 and N391. It forms the southern point of the border between Groningen and Drenthe, the Semslinie. Show Ter Apelon the map
HarssensHarssens is a former town located in Groningen, Netherlands. It was already established in the 14th century with a coat of arms of a blue 'griffioen' (winged, lanky, standing lion figure). In 1604 when Warmolus Hilbrandus addressed Kaiser Rudolf II of the Holy Roman Empire the Kaiser made Hildbrandus lord of the estate and recognized the coat of arms. By 1742 the Hilbrandus manor and the church in Harssens were dismantled. The rights to the coat of arms remained and when Adorp was established as a township in 1809 the winged lion of Harssens had a place of honour in the town crest. Show Harssenson the map
AduardAduard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːdyɑrt]) is a village in the municipality of Zuidhorn, in the Netherlands. It is located about 8 km northwest of Groningen. The history of Aduard dates back to the foundation in 1192 of the Cistercian Aduard Abbey, where famous early Humanists like Rodolphus Agricola and Wessel Gansfort studied and lectured. The centre of the village is dominated by the so-called Abdijkerk (abbey church), one of the last visible remains of the erstwhile prestigious monastery. It is suggested that this building, currently in use by the Protestant congregation, was originally the monastery's infirmary. Show Aduardon the map
DenemarkenDenemarken is a small village in the municipality of Slochteren, in the Dutch province of Groningen. It consists of some ten dwellings, mostly farms. The name does not reference the Scandinavian country but means wild lands in the local dialect. It is notable for laying on top of the Groningen gas field, the largest natural gas field in Europe. In 2015 the nature reserve 't Roegwold (wild swamp forest) was opened, overlapping partly with Denemarken. The award-winning novel Kinderen van het Ruige Land (Children of the Savage Land, 2012) by Auke Hulst is situated in the hamlet. Show Denemarkenon the map
NoordlarenNoordlaren is a small village in the municipality of Haren in the Dutch province of Groningen. In 2010 it was said to be 850 years old. In the past Noordlaren was a farming village. Nowadays there are still a few farmers in Noordlaren, but there are also many people from outside the village, that came to live in Noordlaren, because of the beautiful nature and rest. Notable locations in the village include the still operational flour producing wind mill, the 800-year-old church, the gastro-pub at the centre of the village, and the home at 17 Kerkstraat. Show Noordlarenon the map
GroningenGroningen (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen); Gronings: Grunnen; West Frisian: Grins) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. With a population of 200,336 as of 2015, it is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. An old city, Groningen was the regional power of the northern Netherlands, a semi-independent city-state and member of the German Hanseatic League. Groningen is a university city: it houses the University of Groningen (about 30,000 students) and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences (about 25,000 students). Show Groningenon the map
UithuizermeedenUithuizermeeden is a small village in the Netherlands, with a population of about 3200 people. It is part of the municipality of Eemsmond, close to the Wadden Sea. The most important points are the Meijster Toren and the Rensumaborg (dated 1700, not open for public). The Meijster Toren dated from the thirteenth century, but was rebuilt at the end of the 19th century in original style, after a fire destroyed it. Uithuizermeeden has a population of more than 3200 people. Uithuizermeeden was a separate municipality until 1979, when it became part of Hefshuizen. Show Uithuizermeedenon the map
BierumBierum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbiːrɵm]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 27 km northeast of Groningen. Bierum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Delfzijl. In 2001, the village of Bierum had 610 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.20 km², and contained 225 residences.The statistical area \"Bierum\", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1240 (not including the villages Spijk, Losdorp, Godlinze, Holwierde, and Krewerd). Show Bierumon the map
SlochterenSlochteren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈslɔxtərən] (13px listen)) is a village and municipality with a population of 15,546 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. The municipality can be characterized as a chain of small villages dividing a mostly agricultural landscape. Having an agricultural background for at least a thousand years, the community houses for the most part commuters to nearby towns like Hoogezand, Groningen and Delfzijl. The mansion Fraeylemaborg (a small 'castle', the oldest parts of which are dated in the Middle Ages) is located in Slochteren. Show Slochterenon the map
FinsterwoldeFinsterwolde (Dutch pronunciation: is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen, about 7 km northeast of the city of Winschoten. Finsterwolde was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Beerta into Reiderland. In 2010 Reiderland merged into the municipality Oldambt. The old municipality of Finsterwolde included six small nearby or connecting settlements. These are also taken into account in the population estimate of 2008, without which the actual population, purely based on the centre and new developments, would be 1250. Show Finsterwoldeon the map
WinschotenWinschoten (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen); Gronings: Winschoot) is a city with a population of 18,518 in the municipality of Oldambt in the northeast of the Netherlands. It the largest city in the region of Oldambt in the province of Groningen. Winschoten received its city rights in 1825. It was a separate municipality until it was merged into Oldambt in 2010. The seat of government of Oldambt is in Winschoten. There are three windmills and several churches in Winschoten. There is a railway station with direct connections to Groningen and Leer (Germany). Show Winschotenon the map
AlteveerAlteveer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑltəveːr]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is largely located in the municipality Stadskanaal, about 7 km northeast of the centre of Stadskanaal. The mouses on the western edge of the village are part of the municipality of Pekela. Alteveer was founded along the Alteveer canal, which runs north from Stadskanaal. Older topographical maps show that a part of the current village of Alteveer was formerly part of the neighbouring village of Tange; a name now used for the houses closer to the village of Onstwedde. Show Alteveeron the map
TermuntenTermunten (Dutch pronunciation: [tɛrˈmɵntə(n)]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 33 km east of Groningen. Termunten was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Delfzijl. In 2001, the village of Termunten had 201 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.082 km², and contained 89 residences.The statistical area \"Termunten\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 620. \n* \n* Ursus Church \n* Show Termuntenon the map
FransumFransum (Gronings: Fraansum) is an old church village in the municipality of Zuidhorn, Netherlands. The village in the northeast of the country contains an early 13th century Romanesque church, a farm and a house. From Den Ham a narrow road leads to the wierde, with the last part being unpaved. A dodenweg, or 'death road' runs across the wierde from north to south. From Fransum there used to be church paths to Aduard, Altenaauw, Beswerd and Den Ham. Many of these paths disappeared later, but some have been restored as bike paths. Show Fransumon the map
LutjegastLutjegast (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɵcəˌɣɑst]) is a village in the Westerkwartier area of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is administered as part of the municipality Grootegast. It had a population of 470 in the last census held in 2001, and as of 2011 has a population estimate of 525. The name Lutjegast originates from Gronings in which lutje means small or little and a ga(a)st is a higher, sandy ridge in an otherwise swampy area. Until 1829 a manor named \"Rikkerdaborg\" stood in Lutjegast. Show Lutjegaston the map
AalsumAalsum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːlsɵm]) is a small hamlet in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Zuidhorn, about 1.5 km west of Oldehove. The hamlet was located on a wierde, an artificial dwelling hill. The hill was partially excavated in the 20th century; a bow from the ninth century was found. Plans to reconstruct the hill were canceled. According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa, Aalsum had 80 inhabitants in the middle of the 19th century; presumably, this includes the surrounding countryside. Show Aalsumon the map
SauwerdSauwerd is a village in the municipality of Winsum, Groningen, Netherlands. Until the local government reorganization of 1990 the village was the head of the former municipality of Adorp. The village of Sauwerd is 7 to 10 kilometers away from the nearest city, Groningen. The village is built on a wierde, from which it gets the second part of its name. It is inhabited by an estimated 1,100 people. The internationally known swimmer Ranomi Kromowidjojo was born in Sauwerd and lived there for most of her youth. Show Sauwerdon the map
NoordpolderzijlNoordpolderzijl is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond, about 4 km northwest of Usquert. Noordpolderzijl is named after the zijl (sluice) in the dyke of the Noordpolder. The original sluice was built in 1811, when the Noordpolder was made dry. The hamlet is located on the land side of the sluice. At the other side of the dyke is the harbour of Noordpolderzijl, which is the smallest seaport in the Netherlands. It usually houses two fishing boats. Show Noordpolderzijlon the map
SpijkSpijk (Dutch pronunciation: [spɛik]; 53°23′N 6°50′E / 53.383°N 6.833°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 26 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Spijk had 1132 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.50 km2 (0.19 sq mi), and contained 475 residences.The statistical area \"Spijk\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1250. Show Spijkon the map
GlimmenGlimmen is a village in the northeastern Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Haren, Groningen, at about 10 kilometres from the city of Groningen. Glimmen has about 1700 inhabitants. The river Drentsche Aa flows past the village, nearby the Huis te Glimmen (House in Glimmen), a stately home on the site of a medieval castle. The Appèlbergen is a wood to the east of the village. Through this wood leads an old Roman road, known as the Hereweg (from 'Heir-weg' or \"army road\"). Show Glimmenon the map
VeelerveenVeelerveen (Dutch pronunciation: is a linear village with a population of 590 in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. Show Veelerveenon the map
HolwierdeHolwierde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɔlʋirdə]; Gronings: Holwier) is a village in the municipality of Delfzijl in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It lies about 26 km northeast of the city of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Holwierde had 813 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.27 km², and contained 323 residences. The statistical area \"Holwierde\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1040. Show Holwierdeon the map
TermunterzijlTermunterzijl (Dutch pronunciation: Gronings: Ziel) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 32 km east of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Termunterzijl had 269 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.093 km², and contained 126 residences.The statistical area \"Termunterzijl\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 280. Show Termunterzijlon the map
WarfhuizenWarfhuizen (Gronings: Waarfhoezen) is a village in province of Groningen, located in the northern part of the Netherlands. It is part of the municipality of the Marne. Warfhuizen consists of two man-made mounds, called wierden, designed to escape the floodwaters of the Wadden, which flooded the whole region several times a year before dykes had been coed. The smaller mound was originally raised to protect a separate village called Burum. The village church stands on the larger mound. Show Warfhuizenon the map
SellingenSellingen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsɛlɪŋən]; Gronings: Zèlng) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Emmen. In 2006, statistical area \"Sellingen\", which also includes the surrounding countryside, had a population of 1920 in 820 households in an area of 29.75 square kilometres (11.49 sq mi), and the town of Sellingen had 1070 in 470 households in an area of 0.79 square kilometres (0.31 sq mi). Show Sellingenon the map
GodlinzeGodlinze (Dutch pronunciation: [ɣɔdˈlɪnzə]; Gronings: Glìns) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 24 km northeast of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Godlinze had 133 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.11 km², and contained 60 residences.The statistical area \"Godlinze\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 280. Show Godlinzeon the map
SappemeerSappemeer (Dutch pronunciation: [sɑpəˈmeːr]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Hoogezand-Sappemeer to the east of Hoogezand. Sappemeer was a separate municipality until 1949, when it merged with Hoogezand. The village is the European headquarters of the Japanese Kikkoman Corporation, which began operations in 1997 and now produces over 400 million litres of soy sauce per annum at the site. Dutch physician and feminist Aletta Jacobs was born in the village. The Sappemeer Oost railway station is located in the village. Show Sappemeeron the map
WagenborgenWagenborgen (Dutch pronunciation: is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 25 km east of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Wagenborgen had 1755 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.78 km², and contained 648 residences.The statistical area \"Wagenborgen\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1980. Show Wagenborgenon the map
MeedhuizenMeedhuizen (Dutch pronunciation: [meːtɦœyzə(n)]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 24 km east of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Meedhuizen had 217 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.075 km², and contained 81 residences.The statistical area \"Meedhuizen\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 420. Show Meedhuizenon the map
DingenDe Dingen is a former hamlet in the Dutch province of Groningen. It was located about 1 km south of Baflo. According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa, the hamlet consisted of four farms, stretching from east to west. There used to be a fortified house here, called \"Dingen\" or \"De Dingen\". The farms still exist, and are still called Dingen; but they are no longer considered to be a separate settlement on the newest topographical map of the area. Show Dingenon the map
KloosterburenKloosterburen is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of De Marne. Kloosterburen was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Leens, Ulrum and Eenrum. During the combining of the four municipalities they were called 'de LEUK gemeenten'. From 1926 to 1970, the Roosendaal brothers of the Sacred Heart lived and worked in a Kloosterburen convent, which was converted into Hotel Het Klooster in 1970. Show Kloosterburenon the map
WoldendorpWoldendorp (Dutch pronunciation: is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 31 km east of Groningen. In 2001, the town of Woldendorp had 568 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.22 km², and contained 246 residences.The statistical area \"Woldendorp\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 980. Show Woldendorpon the map
MensingeweerMensingeweer is a small village in the Netherlands; it is located in the municipality of De Marne, Groningen. It lies on the provincial road N361 from Winsum to Leens at the crossroads to Eenrum. The long-distance footpath called Pieterpad runs through the town and the Michaelkerk has an old Arp Schnitger organ that came from a church in Pieterburen and was installed in 1901.The town also has an old windmill call the Hollands Welvaart built in 1855. Show Mensingeweeron the map
DelfzijlDelfzijl (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil] (13px listen); Gronings: Delfsiel) is a city and municipality with a population of 25,651 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. Delfzijl was a sluice between the Delf and the Ems, which became fortified settlement in the 16th century. The fortifications were removed in the late 19th century. Delfzijl is the fifth largest seaport in the Netherlands, and the largest port in the North East of the country. Show Delfzijlon the map
BedumBedum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːdɵm] (13px listen), Gronings: Beem) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. Populated by 10,459 inhabitants in 2014, Bedum is one of the larger of Groningen's several satellite towns. Bedum is the site of three supermarkets, several pubs, and a leaning church tower, dubbed \"the leaning tower of Bedum\". Footballer Arjen Robben was born in Bedum (23 January 1984). Bedum has a railway station - Bedum railway station. Show Bedumon the map
Burgemeester BeinsdorpBurgemeester Beinsdorp is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 15 km northeast of Emmen. In 2001, the town of Burgemeester Beinsdorp had 417 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.17 km², and contained 168 residences.The statistical area \"Burgemeester Beinsdorp\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 420. Show Burgemeester Beinsdorpon the map
HarkstedeHarkstede (Dutch pronunciation: also known as Haarkstee ([ˈhaː(r)ksteː]) in Gronings, is a small village in the northeastern Netherlands. It is located in Slochteren, Groningen. Harkstede has about 3000 inhabitants, which makes it one of the smaller villages in the area. This number is scheduled to increase as hundreds of new homes will be built in and around Harkstede as part of the \"Meerstad Project\" of the City of Groningen. Show Harkstedeon the map
JipsingboertangeJipsingboertange is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 25 km northeast of Emmen. In 2001, the village of Jipsingboertange had 123 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.11 km², and contained 47 residences.The statistical area which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 180. Show Jipsingboertangeon the map
ZuidhornZuidhorn (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzœytɦɔrn] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. Due to a municipal reoganisation in 1990, Zuidhorn was extended when it merged with, though not physically connected to Oldehove, Grijpskerk and Aduard. It is a pleasant town, which depends largely on the city of Groningen. A railway line, operated by Arriva, connects the town with Leeuwarden in Friesland and Groningen. Show Zuidhornon the map
AgodorpAgodorp (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːɣoːdɔrp]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 16 km northeast of Emmen. In 2001, the town of Agodorp had 186 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.076 km², and contained 85 residences.The statistical area \"Agodorp\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 580. Show Agodorpon the map
EzingeEzinge (Gronings: Aisen or Aizing) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Winsum, about 15 km northwest of the city of Groningen. Ezinge is the oldest, constantly inhabited village in The Netherlands and is in archeological context referred to as \"the Pompeii of the North\" Ezinge was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Winsum. Show Ezingeon the map
WeiwerdWeiwerd (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛiʋərt]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 27 km east of Groningen. Formerly a farming community with its own church, school, and shops, the whole village was scheduled for demolition in the 1970s to allow the industrial area of Delfzijl harbour to be expand. Only about 20% of the original buildings are left. Show Weiwerdon the map
BethlehemBethlehem is a hamlet just west of the village of Rottum, in the Dutch province of Groningen. Bethlehem is built at the location of a Benedictine nunnery. Together with the St. Juliana's Abbey a small distance to the north, the nunnery was mentioned in 1291 as the Conventus St. Juliane in Rotthem. The church of the abbey was broken down in 1658, and nothing of the abbey remains nowadays. Show Bethlehemon the map
RoodeschoolRoodeschool (Gronings: Roschoul) is a community situated in the northeast of Groningen province in the Netherlands and forming part of the municipality of Eemsmond. Roodeschool's railway station is the northernmost in the Netherlands. The name, which means \"red school\", is derived from the local noteworthiness of the red roof tiles of a village school which once stood in the vicinity. Show Roodeschoolon the map
OnnenOnnen is a village in the municipality Haren, Groningen in the Netherlands. There are some picturesque farms and windmills in the village. Onnen is an esdorp . The Onner ash lies a considerable distance from the actual village (an ash generally lies flat outside a village). The Groningen – Assen railway lies near Onnen. NedTrain's classification yard is also situated close to Onnen. Show Onnenon the map
StedumStedum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsteːdɵm]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Loppersum, about 15 km northeast of the city of Groningen. Stedum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Loppersum. The German Hohenhameln municipality, which includes the German village Stedum, is twinned with the Dutch municipality Loppersum. Show Stedumon the map
EenrumEenrum is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of De Marne, 17 km northwest of the city of Groningen. Eenrum was a separate municipality until 1990, then it was merged with Ulrum, Kloosterburen and Leens. Eenrum hosted the 2009 Team Long Track World Championship, which was won by Germany. The host team Netherlands finished second. \n* Eenrum, dorpsstraat \n* Windmill 'De Lelie' \n* Church in 2008 Show Eenrumon the map
t Zandt't Zandt (Dutch pronunciation: [ət ˈsɑnt]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Loppersum. 't Zandt was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Loppersum. The municipality covered the villages 't Zandt, Zeerijp, Leermens, Eenum and Oosterwijwerd, and the hamlets Zijldijk, Kolhol, Korendijk and 't Zandstervoorwerk. Show t Zandton the map
ZuidbroekZuidbroek (Dutch pronunciation: [zœydˈbruk]; Gronings: Zuudbrouk) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Menterwolde, about 6 km north of Veendam. Show Zuidbroekon the map
BorgercompagnieBorgercompagnie is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It consists of a single street with farms and houses on both sides. The village is about 7 km long. The north end lies close to Sappemeer in the municipality of and the south end lies in the municipality of Veendam; part of the village also lies in Menterwolde. Show Borgercompagnieon the map
HouwerzijlHouwerzijl (Dutch pronunciation: Low German: Haauwerziel) is a small village in the Netherlands; it is located in the municipality of De Marne, Groningen. The village took its name from the nearby (but now disused) lock on the Fewer than 280 people live in the village. The Theefabriek is a tea museum and tearoom in the village. Show Houwerzijlon the map
ObergumObergum is part of the town Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands) that lies north of the Winsumerdiep. Originally it was a separate village. Winsum and Obergum have been connected since 1808 by the bridge De Boog (The Arch). The village is built around a wierde (hill) on which a 13th-century Romanesque church stands, called the St. Nicholas Chapel. Show Obergumon the map
StadskanaalStadskanaal (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a town and municipality with a population of 32,715 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. It was named after the canal Stadskanaal. From 1800 until 1900 this area was ideal for its peat mining, and so the canal came to ship all the peat to Groningen the capital of the province. Show Stadskanaalon the map
BellingeweerBellingeweer is part of the town of Winsum, in Groningen, Netherlands. Originally it was an independent village built on a wierde. Bellingeweer had its own medieval church, which was demolished in 1824. However, the cemetery is still there. The wierde on which the village is built dates from around the year 0 and is still clearly visible. Show Bellingeweeron the map
OudeschansOudeschans (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʌudəˌsxɑns]) is a village with a population of 95 in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. The 16th-century fortification is now a state protected village area with several national heritage sites, among which a 17th-century garrison church, and the Vestingmuseum Oudeschans. Show Oudeschanson the map
BafloBaflo (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑfloː]; Gronings: Bavvelt) is a village in the municipality of Winsum, Netherlands. Famous people born in Baflo include humanist Rodolphus Agricola (1443/1444–1485) and jurist Gezina van der Molen (1892–1972). Until 1990, Baflo was a separate municipality. Baflo has a railway station - Baflo railway station. Show Bafloon the map
De WilpDe Wilp (Frisian: De Wylp) is a village in the Netherlands south of the town of Marum. It is largely located in the province of Groningen, but a few houses of the villages are in the municipality of Opsterland in Friesland. The village was founded by labourers from Friesland; the population still speaks West Frisian. Show De Wilpon the map
EllersinghuizenEllersinghuizen (53°1′N 7°7′E / 53.017°N 7.117°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 31 km north of Emmen. The statistical area which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 90. Show Ellersinghuizenon the map
WirdumWirdum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪrdɵm]) is a small rural village in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is situated close to the Damsterdiep - a channel connecting the city of Groningen to Delfzijl - on two artificial dwelling hills, known locally as 'Wierden'. As of 2013, Wirdum had a population of 300. Show Wirdumon the map
HuizingeHuizinge (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦœyzɪŋə]) is a village with a population of 100 in the municipality of Loppersum in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. On 16 August 2013, the heaviest induced earthquake in the Netherlands with a magnitude of 3.6 occurred with its epicenter in Huizinge. Show Huizingeon the map
ZoutkampZoutkamp is a village in De Marne, Groningen in the Netherlands. Until 2008 it was the site of a ground station of the Dutch Nationale SIGINT Organisatie (National Signals Intelligence Service), which intercepted satellite communications much like the U.S. National Security Agency. Show Zoutkampon the map
ThesingeThesinge (Gronings: Taisen) is a village in the municipality of Ten Boer, in the Dutch province of Groningen. According to the municipality Thesinge has about 700 inhabitants. Thesinge was founded on the soil of the former Benedictine monastery of Germania in the twelfth century. Show Thesingeon the map
SiddeburenSiddeburen (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪdəbyrən]; Gronings: Sibboeren or Siddeboeren) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Slochteren, about 10 km southwest of Delfzijl. Siddeburen was a separate municipality until 1826, when it was merged with Slochteren. Show Siddeburenon the map
Vlagtwedder-Veldhuis is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 30 km north of Emmen. The statistical area which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 120. Show Vlagtwedder-Veldhuison the map
Ter ApelkanaalTer Apelkanaal is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 17 km (11 mi) northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Ter Apelkanaal\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 680. Show Ter Apelkanaalon the map
UitwierdeUitwierde (Dutch pronunciation: [œytˈʋirdə]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 26 km northeast of Groningen. The statistical area \"Uitwierde\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 60. Show Uitwierdeon the map
BorgsweerBorgsweer (Dutch pronunciation: [bɔrxsˈʋeːr]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 31 km east of Groningen. The statistical area \"Borgsweer\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 140. Show Borgsweeron the map
ScheemdaScheemda (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxeːmdaː] (13px listen)) is a village with a population of 2,445 in the municipality of Oldambt in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. Scheemda was a separate municipality until 2010, when it merged with Reiderland and Winschoten to form the municipality of Oldambt. Show Scheemdaon the map
LosdorpLosdorp (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɔzdɔrp]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 25 km northeast of Groningen. The statistical area \"Losdorp\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 200. Show Losdorpon the map
JipsinghuizenJipsinghuizen is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 28 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Jipsinghuizen\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 140. Show Jipsinghuizenon the map
LaudermarkeLaudermarke is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 19 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Laudermarke\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 13,000. Show Laudermarkeon the map
WollinghuizenWollinghuizen is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 29 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Wollinghuizen\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 40. Show Wollinghuizenon the map
BiessumBiessum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbisɵm]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 25 km northeast of Groningen. It has about 35-50 inhabitants.It is situated near a nature reservate (protected area) in which many birds live. Show Biessumon the map
StitswerdStitswerd is a village in the municipality of Eemsmond, Groningen, the Netherlands. The village has about 120 inhabitants. Stitswerd is located on a wierde near the estuary of the former river Fivel. Stitswerd has the highest postal code in the Netherlands (9999 XL). Show Stitswerdon the map
MunnekemoerMunnekemoer is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 14 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Munnekemoer\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 180. Show Munnekemoeron the map
Nieuwe PekelaNieuwe Pekela is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Pekela, about 6 km southeast of Veendam. Nieuwe Pekela was a separate municipality until 1990, when it merged with Oude Pekela to form the new municipality of Pekela. Show Nieuwe Pekelaon the map
WildervankWildervank is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Veendam, about 3 km south of the centre of Veendam itself. Wildervank was a separate municipality until 1969, when the area was divided between Veendam and Stadskanaal. Show Wildervankon the map
BlijhamBlijham (Dutch pronunciation: [blɛiˈɦɑm]) is a village with a population of 2,105 in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. The origins of the settlement date back to the 11th century. Until 1968, Blijham was part of the municipality of Wedde. Show Blijhamon the map
StakenborgStakenborg is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 33 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Stakenborg\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 200. Show Stakenborgon the map
Ter WischTer Wisch is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 20 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Ter Wisch\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 210. Show Ter Wischon the map
BarnflairBarnflair is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 15 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Barnflair\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 250. Show Barnflairon the map
Nieuw-BeertaNieuw-Beerta (Dutch pronunciation: [niu ˈbeːrtaː]) is a village with a population of 120 in the municipality of Oldambt in the east of the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute has a weather station in the village. Show Nieuw-Beertaon the map
De MatenDe Maten is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 14 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"De Maten\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 160. Show De Matenon the map
UsquertUsquert is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond. Usquert was a separate municipality until 1990, when it became part of Hefshuizen. After that, the name of the municipality was changed to Eemsmond in 1992. Show Usquerton the map
VlagtweddeVlagtwedde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvlɑxˌtʋɛdə] (13px listen)) is a municipality in the very southeast of Groningen province in the northeastern Netherlands with seat of local government in the community of Sellingen. It lies on the Dutch border with the German state of Lower Saxony to the east. Show Vlagtweddeon the map
HebrechtHebrecht is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 34 km north of Emmen. The statistical area \"Hebrecht\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 90. Show Hebrechton the map
WarffumWarffum (Gronings: Waarvum)is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond. It was a separate municipality until 1990, when it became a part of Hefshuizen, which has been known as Eemsmond since January 1, 1992. Show Warffumon the map
Bad NieuweschansBad Nieuweschans (Dutch pronunciation: [bɑt niuʋəsxɑns]; English: Bath New Sconce) is a fortified village with a population of 1,510 in the municipality of Oldambt in the Netherlands. In 2009, the name of the village was changed from Nieuweschans, to promote the town as a spa. Show Bad Nieuweschanson the map
LaudeLaude is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 23 km northeast of Emmen. The statistical area \"Laude\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 40. Show Laudeon the map
HarpelHarpel is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 28 km north of Emmen. The statistical area \"Harpel\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 160. Show Harpelon the map
NoordbroekNoordbroek is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Menterwolde, about 8 km northeast of Hoogezand. Noordbroek was a separate municipality until 1965, when it became part of Oosterbroek. Show Noordbroekon the map
WedderveerWedderveer (Dutch pronunciation: is a hamlet near Wedde in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. It has a population of 140 and a total area of 47 ha (120 acres). The sawmill Spinnenkop has been listed as a national heritage site since 1990. Show Wedderveeron the map
VeeleVeele is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 32 km north of Emmen. The statistical area \"Veele\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 210. Show Veeleon the map
StartenhuizenStartenhuizen (Dutch pronunciation: is a small town/village at the border of the municipals Eemsmond and Loppersum in the northeastern Netherlands. It is divided in two parts, the biggest in Loppersum, and a few farms in Eemsmond. Population: About 175 Show Startenhuizenon the map
WeiteWeite is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about 32 km north of Emmen. The statistical area \"Weite\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 50. Show Weiteon the map
MiddelstumMiddelstum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɪdəlstɵm]) is a village with a population of 2,419 in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Loppersum. Middelstum was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Loppersum. Show Middelstumon the map
NoorddijkNoorddijk is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Groningen, about 5 km northeast of the city centre. Noorddijk was a separate municipality until 1969, when it was merged with the city of Groningen. Show Noorddijkon the map
OosternielandOosternieland is a village in the municipality of Eemsmond, Groningen, the Netherlands. It is located just north of Zijldijk, along the N46 road between the city of Groningen and the Eemshaven seaport. Oosternieland has about 150 inhabitants. Show Oosternielandon the map
OnstweddeOnstwedde (Dutch pronunciation: [ɔnstˈʋɛdə]) is a village in the region of Westerwolde and part of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Stadskanaal. Onstwedde was also the former name of the municipality of Stadskanaal, until 1969. Show Onstweddeon the map
RottumRottum (or Röppen) is a small village on an artificial dwelling hill between Kantens and Usquert in the municipality of Eemsmond, falling under the province Groningen in the Netherlands. The village currently counts about 165 inhabitants. Show Rottumon the map
OldehoveOldehove is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Zuidhorn, about 16 km northwest of the city of Groningen. Oldehove was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Zuidhorn. Show Oldehoveon the map
OldekerkOldekerk is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Grootegast, about 15 km west of the city of Groningen. Oldekerk was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Grootegast. Show Oldekerkon the map
GrijpskerkGrijpskerk is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Zuidhorn, about 18 km west of the city of Groningen. Grijpskerk was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Zuidhorn. Show Grijpskerkon the map
PallertPallert is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, and lies about . The statistical area \"Pallert\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 70. Show Pallerton the map
KantensKantens is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond, about 16 km north of the city of Groningen. Kantens was a separate municipality until 1990, when it became a part of Hefshuizen. Show Kantenson the map
WesterleeWesterlee is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Oldambt, about 3 km west of the city of Winschoten. Westerlee was a separate municipality until 1821, when it was merged with Scheemda. Show Westerleeon the map
Hongerige WolfHongerige Wolf (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɔŋərɪxə ʋɔlf]; Hungry Wolf) is a hamlet with a population of 30 in the municipality of Oldambt in the Netherlands. Since 2011, an annual festival of arts and culture named Hongerige Wolf is being organized here. Show Hongerige Wolfon the map
Ten BoerTen Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [tɛn ˈbuːr] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a village in the northeastern Netherlands, in the province of Groningen. The municipality had a population of 7,447 in 2014; the village of Ten Boer has approximately 4,600 inhabitants. Show Ten Boeron the map
Oude PekelaOude Pekela (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʌudə ˈpeːkəlaː]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Pekela, about 5 km southwest of Winschoten. Oude Pekela was a separate municipality until 1990, when it merged with Nieuwe Pekela. Show Oude Pekelaon the map
HoogkerkHoogkerk is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Groningen, about 4 km west of the city. Hoogkerk was a separate municipality until 1969, when it was merged with the city of Groningen. Show Hoogkerkon the map
FarmsumFarmsum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfɑrmsɵm]) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl. The statistical area \"Farmsum\", which may include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2,510. Show Farmsumon the map
ZijldijkZijldijk (Dutch pronunciation: [zɛilˈdɛik]) is a village in the municipality of Loppersum, Groningen, the Netherlands. Zijldijk has about 250 inhabitants. It is located along the N46 road between the city of Groningen and the Eemshaven seaport. Show Zijldijkon the map
MidwoldaMidwolda is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Oldambt, about 7 km northwest of Winschoten. Midwolda was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Scheemda. Show Midwoldaon the map
NieuwoldaNieuwolda is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Oldambt, about 9 km southeast of Delfzijl. Nieuwolda was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Scheemda. Show Nieuwoldaon the map
AdorpAdorp (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːdɔrp]) is a village in the municipality of Winsum, in the Netherlands. It is located about 6 km north of Groningen. Until 1990, Adorp was a separate municipality. Adorp is situated next to Sauwerd and Groningen Show Adorpon the map
VeendamVeendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm] (13px listen)) is a town and municipality with a population of 27,752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. A Holland America Line cruise ship, the MS Veendam, is named after the city. Show Veendamon the map
OostumOostum is a wierde on the territory of Garnwerd in the municipality of Winsum in the Dutch province of Groningen. The hamlet lies on the road of the city of Groningen to Garnwerd and is part of the Pieterpad. Show Oostumon the map
RhederbrugRhederbrug (Dutch pronunciation: English: Rhede's Bridge) is a hamlet near Bellingwolde in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. It has a population of 135 and a total area of 197 ha (490 acres). Show Rhederbrugon the map
LeensLeens is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of De Marne. Leens was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Ulrum, Eenrum and Kloosterburen. Show Leenson the map
HellumHellum (Gronings: Helm) is a small town in the municipality Slochteren. It has approximately 600 inhabitants. It has the oldest church in the municipality, which was built in approximately the year 1100. Show Hellumon the map
Klein-UlsdaKlein-Ulsda (Dutch pronunciation: [klɛin ˈɵlzdaː]; English: Small Ulsda) is a hamlet near Oudeschans in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. It has a population of 50 and a total area of 25 ha (62 acres). Show Klein-Ulsdaon the map
Den HamDen Ham (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛn ɦɑm]) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Bellingwedde, close to the border with Germany, between Bellingwolde and Nieuweschans. Show Den Hamon the map
MatslootMatsloot is a hamlet in the Netherlands, and is divided over the municipalities Groningen in province Groningen, and Noordenveld in Drenthe. Matsloot has an altitude of about 1 meter. Show Matslooton the map
KropswoldeKropswolde (Dutch pronunciation: [krɔpsˈʋɔldə]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of about 3 km southwest of the town of Hoogezand. Show Kropswoldeon the map
GarnwerdGarnwerd is a wierde village next to the Reitdiep in the municipality of Winsum in the Dutch province of Groningen. It covers an area of 18 hectares and has a population of 320. Show Garnwerdon the map
t Waar't Waar (Dutch pronunciation: [ət ʋaːr]) is a village in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Oldambt, just north of the village of Nieuw-Scheemda. Show t Waaron the map
BeertaBeerta (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːrtaː]) is a village and former municipality with a population of 2,365 in the municipality of Oldambt in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. Show Beertaon the map
VrieschelooVriescheloo (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvrisəˌloː]; Gronings: Vraiskeloo) is a village in the municipality of Bellingwedde in the Netherlands. It has a population of 705 and a total area of 213 ha (530 acres). \n* Map of Bellingwedde with Vriescheloo in red \n* Map of Bellingwedde with Vriescheloo-Zuid in red \n* Church in c. 2011 Show Vrieschelooon the map
MartenshoekMartenshoek is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of about 2 km west of the town of Hoogezand. Show Martenshoekon the map
KrewerdKrewerd (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkreːʋərt]; Gronings: Kraiwerd) is a village with a population of 90 in the municipality of Delfzijl in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. Show Krewerdon the map
OosteindeOosteinde is a village in the municipality of Eemsmond, Groningen, the Netherlands. It is located southeast of Roodeschool, near the river Groote Tjariet. Show Oosteindeon the map
VledderveenVledderveen is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Stadskanaal, about 3 km east of the centre of that town. Show Vledderveenon the map
WeddeWedde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛdə]) is a village in the municipality Bellingwedde in the province Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located 9 km southeast of Winschoten. Show Weddeon the map
NoordwijkNoordwijk is a small village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Marum, about 3 km north of the town of Marum. Show Noordwijkon the map
LoppersumLoppersum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɔpərsɵm] (13px listen)) is a village and municipality with a population of 10,174 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. Show Loppersumon the map
OostwoldOostwold is a village in the municipality of Oldambt in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. The village is home to the Oostwold Airport. Show Oostwoldon the map
RauwerderhemRauwerderhem is a former municipality in the province of Friesland. It existed until 1984. Rauwerderhem is now named Boarnsterhim (City: Irnsum). Show Rauwerderhemon the map
WinneweerWinneweer is a small village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located on the border of the municipalities Ten Boer and Loppersum. Show Winneweeron the map
GrootegastGrootegast (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality and a village in the northeastern Netherlands. It is the sister city of Kingston, Tasmania. Show Grootegaston the map
Den HamDen Ham is a linear village in the municipality Zuidhorn in the province Groningen. The village lies on the road from Aduard to Saaksum. Show Den Hamon the map
OpendeOpende is a village in the north-eastern Netherlands, in the province of Groningen. It is part of the municipality of Grootegast. Show Opendeon the map
Kiel-WindeweerWindeweer is a former municipality in the Dutch province of Groningen. It existed until 1821, when it was merged with Hoogezand. Show Kiel-Windeweeron the map
UlrumUlrum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɵlrɵm]) is a small village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of De Marne. Show Ulrumon the map
OostwoldOostwold is a village in the municipality of Leek in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. Show Oostwoldon the map
MeedenMeeden is a village in the municipality of Menterwolde in the province of Groningen, Netherlands. Show Meedenon the map
MarumMarum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrɵm] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. Show Marumon the map
EppenhuizenEppenhuizen is a small village/town in the Dutch province of Groningen. Show Eppenhuizenon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Groningen
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Provincie GroningenGroningen (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen); Gronings: Grönnen or Grunn; West Frisian: Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands. It borders on Friesland to the west, Drenthe to the south, the German state of Niedersachsen (districts of Leer and Emsland) to the east, and the Wadden Sea to the north. In 2014, it had a population of 582,640 and a total area of 2,960 km2 (1,140 sq mi).Show on map
Gemeente HarenHaren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːrə(n)] (13px listen); Gronings: Hoaren) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands located in the direct urban area of the City of Groningen. Haren is a typical commuting municipality with many wealthy inhabitants. It lies on the northern part of a ridge of sand called the Hondsrug. It contains one of two dolmens in the province of Groningen (in the village of Noordlaren) and the largest botanical garden of the Netherlands called Hortus Haren. The municipality comprises a wood called Appèlbergen (east of the village of Glimmen) and a lake called Paterswoldsemeer.Show on map
Gemeente LeekLeek (Dutch pronunciation: [leːk] (13px listen); Gronings: De Laik; West Frisian: De Like) is a municipality and a village in the Groningen province in the northeastern Netherlands, bordering on the Drenthe and Fryslân provinces. The village is approximately 20 km west of Groningen (city) on the A7 (E22) highway. The village grew around a fortification that was constructed here during the Eighty Years' War with Spain. The name 'Leek' was derived from a brook, the \"Leke\". The town is sometimes also called \"The Leek\". In Dutch the people from Leek are called \"Leeksters\".Show on map
Gemeente AppingedamAppingedam (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɑpɪŋəˈdɑm] (13px listen); Gronings: n Daam) is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands. Although there is no certainty as to the exact age of Appingedam, historical research demonstrates that the place in which the city would eventually be built had been inhabited for over a millennium. Specifically, the area in which the earliest traces of human settlements have been reported is the Wierde, a quarter located in the northern part of the city centre. Today, a narrow, winding street by the same name runs along the waterfront as a living testimony to the times gone by. The characteristic landmarks of the old Wierde are still recognizable today: the historical East-West Canal, called “Diep,” dug to the south of the Wierde, diked on both sideShow on map
Gemeente WinsumWinsum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪnsɵm] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. The town of Winsum was officially established in 1057 as the fusion of three historic villages: Obergum (North), Winsum (center) and Bellingeweer (South). The majority of the town's 8,000 inhabitants commute to the nearby city Groningen. Winsum is twinned with the Polish town Lubraniec.Show on map
Gemeente Hoogezand-SappemeerHoogezand-Sappemeer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦoːɣəˌzɑnt ˈsɑpəˌmeːr] (13px listen)) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands. It is the third most-populous municipality in the province of Groningen, after the city of Groningen and Oldambt. It is well known for its ship building industry.Show on map
Gemeente GroningenGroningen (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen); Gronings: Grunnen; West Frisian: Grins) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. With a population of 200,336 as of 2015, it is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. An old city, Groningen was the regional power of the northern Netherlands, a semi-independent city-state and member of the German Hanseatic League. Groningen is a university city: it houses the University of Groningen (about 30,000 students) and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences (about 25,000 students).Show on map
Gemeente SlochterenSlochteren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈslɔxtərən] (13px listen)) is a village and municipality with a population of 15,546 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. The municipality can be characterized as a chain of small villages dividing a mostly agricultural landscape. Having an agricultural background for at least a thousand years, the community houses for the most part commuters to nearby towns like Hoogezand, Groningen and Delfzijl. The mansion Fraeylemaborg (a small 'castle', the oldest parts of which are dated in the Middle Ages) is located in Slochteren.Show on map
Gemeente BellingweddeBellingwedde (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality with a population of 9,039 in the province Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. It contains the villages Bellingwolde, Blijham, Oudeschans, Veelerveen, Vriescheloo, and Wedde. Bellingwedde was established in 1968, when the municipalities of Bellingwolde and Wedde merged. The mayor of Bellingwedde is Janneke Snijder-Hazelhoff (VVD) and the aldermen are Bart Huizing (PvdA), Lea van der Tuin (CDA), and Wim 't Mannetje (VVD).Show on map
Gemeente OldambtOldambt (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɔldɑm(b)t]) is a municipality with a population of 38,495 in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It was established in 2010 by merging the municipalities of Reiderland, Scheemda, and Winschoten. It contains the city of Winschoten and the villages Bad Nieuweschans, Beerta, Blauwestad, Drieborg, Finsterwolde, Heiligerlee, Midwolda, Nieuw-Beerta, Nieuwolda, Nieuw-Scheemda, Oostwold, Scheemda, 't Waar, and Westerlee. The mayor is Pieter Smit of D66.Show on map
Gemeente DelfzijlDelfzijl (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil] (13px listen); Gronings: Delfsiel) is a city and municipality with a population of 25,651 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. Delfzijl was a sluice between the Delf and the Ems, which became fortified settlement in the 16th century. The fortifications were removed in the late 19th century. Delfzijl is the fifth largest seaport in the Netherlands, and the largest port in the North East of the country.Show on map
Gemeente BedumBedum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːdɵm] (13px listen), Gronings: Beem) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. Populated by 10,459 inhabitants in 2014, Bedum is one of the larger of Groningen's several satellite towns. Bedum is the site of three supermarkets, several pubs, and a leaning church tower, dubbed \"the leaning tower of Bedum\". Footballer Arjen Robben was born in Bedum (23 January 1984). Bedum has a railway station - Bedum railway station.Show on map
Gemeente ZuidhornZuidhorn (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzœytɦɔrn] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands. Due to a municipal reoganisation in 1990, Zuidhorn was extended when it merged with, though not physically connected to Oldehove, Grijpskerk and Aduard. It is a pleasant town, which depends largely on the city of Groningen. A railway line, operated by Arriva, connects the town with Leeuwarden in Friesland and Groningen.Show on map
Gemeente StadskanaalStadskanaal (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a town and municipality with a population of 32,715 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. It was named after the canal Stadskanaal. From 1800 until 1900 this area was ideal for its peat mining, and so the canal came to ship all the peat to Groningen the capital of the province.Show on map
Gemeente VlagtweddeVlagtwedde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvlɑxˌtʋɛdə] (13px listen)) is a municipality in the very southeast of Groningen province in the northeastern Netherlands with seat of local government in the community of Sellingen. It lies on the Dutch border with the German state of Lower Saxony to the east.Show on map
Gemeente Ten BoerTen Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [tɛn ˈbuːr] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a village in the northeastern Netherlands, in the province of Groningen. The municipality had a population of 7,447 in 2014; the village of Ten Boer has approximately 4,600 inhabitants.Show on map
Gemeente VeendamVeendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm] (13px listen)) is a town and municipality with a population of 27,752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. A Holland America Line cruise ship, the MS Veendam, is named after the city.Show on map
Gemeente EemsmondEemsmond (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeːmsmɔnt] (13px listen); English: Ems Mouth) is a municipality with a population of 15,864 in the north of the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.Show on map
Gemeente LoppersumLoppersum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɔpərsɵm] (13px listen)) is a village and municipality with a population of 10,174 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.Show on map
Gemeente MenterwoldeMenterwolde (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality with a population of 12,233 in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands.Show on map
Gemeente PekelaPekela (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpeːkəlaː] (13px listen)) is a municipality in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. It was created in 1990 when Oude Pekela and Nieuwe Pekela were merged.Show on map
Gemeente GrootegastGrootegast (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality and a village in the northeastern Netherlands. It is the sister city of Kingston, Tasmania.Show on map
Gemeente MarumMarum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrɵm] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands.Show on map
Gemeente De MarneDe Marne (Dutch pronunciation: [də ˈmɑrnə] (13px listen)) is a municipality in the northeast of the Netherlands.Show on map
Different buildings in Groningen
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MartinikerkThe Martinikerk (Martin's church) is the oldest church in Groningen, Netherlands. The church and its associated tower (the Martinitoren) are named after Saint Martin of Tours (316–397), the patron saint of the Bishopric of Utrecht to which Groningen belonged. The church was a cathedral for a short period during the first bishopric of Groningen (1559–1594). Its organ contains stops dating back to 1450, and was rebuilt and enlarged by Arp Schnitger among others. The church and organ are filmed extensively in the documentary Martinikerk Rondeau.Show on map
Station WinschotenWinschoten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪnsxoːtən] (13px listen); abbreviation: Ws) is an unstaffed railway station in Winschoten in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Scheemda and Bad Nieuweschans in the province of Groningen.Show on map
MartinitorenThe Martinitoren (Dutch pronunciation: Martini or St. Martin's Tower) is the highest church steeple in the city of Groningen, Netherlands and the bell tower of the Martinikerk. The tower is located at the north-eastern corner of the Grote Markt (Main Market Square). It contains a brick spiral staircase consisting of 260 steps, and the carillon within the tower contains 62 bells. The tower is considered one of the main tourist attractions of Groningen and offers a view over the city and surrounding area. The front of the tower shows three pictures above the entrance: the blind poet Bernlef, Saint Martinus and Rudolf Agricola. All three are men are linked to the history of Groningen. The tower is tilting about 0.6 m, according to reports the tower has a foundation of onlyShow on map
Station HarenHaren is a railway station located in Haren in the Netherlands. The current station was opened on 29 September 1968 and is located on the Meppel–Groningen railway. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
Station Hoogezand-SappemeerHoogezand-Sappemeer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦoːɣəˌzɑnt ˈsɑpəˌmeːr] (13px listen); abbreviation: Hgz) is an unstaffed railway station in Hoogezand-Sappemeer in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Martenshoek and Sappemeer Oost in the province of Groningen. Train services started in 1868 and the current station building was completed in 1989. There are currently three train services, all operated by Arriva. Among the direct destinations are Groningen to the west, Veendam to the southeast, and Winschoten, Bad Nieuweschans, and Leer (Germany) to the east.Show on map
Groninger MuseumThe Groninger Museum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋər myˈzeːjɵm]) is an art museum in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The museum exhibits modern and contemporary art of local, national, and international artists. The museum opened in 1874. The current post-modernist building consists of three main pavilions designed individually by architects Philippe Starck, Alessandro Mendini, Coop Himmelb(l)au, and was completed in 1994. Since 2008, it has had 173,000 to 256,000 visitors per year, the highest amount of any museum in the province of Groningen.Show on map
Station GroningenGroningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋən] (13px listen); abbreviation: Gn), locally called Hoofdstation (Main Station), is the main railway station in Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Zuidhorn and Groningen Europapark, on the Meppel–Groningen railway as terminus after Groningen Europapark, and on the railway as terminus before Groningen Noord.Show on map
Station ZuidbroekZuidbroek (Dutch pronunciation: [zœydˈbruk]; abbreviation: Zb) is an unstaffed railway station in Zuidbroek in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Sappemeer Oost and Scheemda, and at the northern end of the railway after Veendam in the province of Groningen. The station building was designed by Karel Hendrik van Brederode and completed in 1865. The train services started on 1 May 1868. The Noord-Nederlands Trein & Tram Museum has been housed in the station building since 2014.Show on map
Vesting BourtangeBourtange (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌbuːrˈtɑŋə]; Gronings: Boertang) is a village with a population of 430 in the municipality of Vlagtwedde in the Netherlands. It is situated in the region Westerwolde in the east of the province of Groningen near the German border. Fort Bourtange was built in 1593 during the Dutch Revolt and was used until 1851. The star fort was restored to its mid-18th-century state in 1960 and it is currently an open-air museum.Show on map
Station DelfzijlDelfzijl (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil] (13px listen); abbreviation: Dz) is a railway station in Delfzijl in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway after Delfzijl West as the terminus for passengers. The railway line continues further east, but only for freight trains. The station building was completed in 1883 and train services started on 15 June 1884. The trains are currently operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station ScheemdaScheemda (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxeːmdaː] (13px listen); abbreviation: Sda) is an unstaffed railway station in Scheemda in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Zuidbroek and Winschoten in the province of Groningen. The station building was designed by Karel Hendrik van Brederode and completed in 1865. The train services started on 1 May 1868. Trains have been operated by Staatsspoorwegen (1868–1937), Nederlandse Spoorwegen (1938–2000), NoordNed (2000–2005), and Arriva (2005–present).Show on map
Station AppingedamAppingedam (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑpɪŋəˌdɑm] (13px listen); abbreviation: Apg) is a railway station in the city of Appingedam in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway. Nowadays the station is unstaffed. Only basic platform facilities, as a shelter and a ticket machine, remain. The station is owned by ProRail and operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station RoodeschoolRoodeschool is a railway station located in Roodeschool, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located at the end of the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva. The station is the most northerly station in The Netherlands. Just before the station, a line splits off to Eemshaven, which is used for freight.Show on map
KorenbeursThe Korenbeurs (Dutch pronunciation: English: Grain Exchange) is a neoclassical building in Groningen in the Netherlands. It was originally used as an exchange for food grain trade. Its current tenant is Albert Heijn. The building is a rijksmonument (national heritage site) since 1971 and is one of the Top 100 Dutch heritage sites that was selected in 1990. \n* Korenbeurs in 2009, with the tower of Der Aa-kerk behind it \n* Backside of the building in 1992 \n* Interior in 1992Show on map
Station KropswoldeKropswolde (Dutch pronunciation: [krɔpsˈʋɔldə]; abbreviation: Kw) is an unstaffed railway station in Foxhol near Kropswolde in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 1 May 1868 and is located on the railway between Groningen Europapark and Martenshoek in the province of Groningen. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Spinnenkop WedderveerSpinnenkop Wedderveer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈspɪnənˌkɔp ˌʋɛdərˈveːr]) is a wind powered sawmill in the village of Wedderveer, Groningen, Netherlands. It is a hollow post windmill of the type called \"spinnenkop\" by the Dutch built on top of a brick shed. The mill is listed as a Rijksmonument, number 388083 and is in working order.Show on map
Station Sappemeer OostSappemeer Oost (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌsɑpəˈmeːr oːst]; abbreviation: Spm), previously named (1887–1900), is an unstaffed railway station in Sappemeer in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Hoogezand-Sappemeer and Zuidbroek. Train services started on 1 January 1887 and have since been provided by Maatschappij tot Exploitatie van Staatsspoorwegen (1887–1937), Nederlandse Spoorwegen (1938–2000), NoordNed (2000–2005), and Arriva (2005–present). There was a station building between 1891 and 1973, which was replaced by a shelter.Show on map
Station GrijpskerkGrijpskerk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣrɛipskɛrk]; abbreviation: Gk) is an unstaffed railway station in Grijpskerk in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Buitenpost and Zuidhorn. The station was opened on 1 June 1866. The train service is operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station MartenshoekMartenshoek (Dutch pronunciation: abbreviation: Mth) is an unstaffed railway station in Martenshoek in the Netherlands. The station opened on 1 May 1868 and is located on the railway between Groningen and Nieuweschans. The services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Nederlands StripmuseumThe Nederlands Stripmuseum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈneːdərlɑnts Netherlands Comic Strip Museum) is a museum dedicated to Dutch comic strips and located in Groningen in the Netherlands. The museum was opened on 21 April 2004. The museum had 19,790 visitors in 2015.Show on map
Station Delfzijl WestDelfzijl West (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil ʋɛst]) is a railway station located in Delfzijl in the Netherlands. It is located on the railway between Appingedam and Delfzijl. The station was opened on 1 June 1969. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station Groningen NoordGroningen Noord (abbreviation: Gnn) is a railway station located in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
WedderborgThe Wedderborg (Dutch pronunciation: Borough of Wedde) is a borg, a type of castle in Groningen, in the village of Wedde in the Netherlands. The building has 14th, 15th, and 16th-century elements and is currently used as a hotel and restaurant.Show on map
Station ZuidhornZuidhorn is a railway station located in Zuidhorn in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 1 June 1866 and is located on the railway between Leeuwarden and Groningen. The train service is operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station SauwerdSauwerd is a railway station located in Sauwerd, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway and the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station UithuizenUithuizen (abbreviation: Uhz) is a railway station located in Uithuizen in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station BafloBaflo (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑfloː]; abbreviation: Bf) is a railway station located in Baflo in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The station is operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station UithuizermeedenUithuizermeeden is a railway station located in Uithuizermeeden, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station WarffumWarffum is a railway station located in Warffum in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station UsquertUsquert is a railway station located in Usquert in the Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station WinsumWinsum is a railway station located in Winsum, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 16 August 1893 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station StedumStedum is a railway station located in Stedum, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Arriva.Show on map
FraeylemaborgThe Fraeylemaborg (Dutch pronunciation: is a borg in the village of Slochteren in the Netherlands. At present the Fraeylemaborg is a historic house museum. The museum had 31,509 visitors in 2013.Show on map
Station BedumBedum is a terminus railway station located in Bedum, Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway. The services are currently operated by Arriva.Show on map
Station LoppersumLoppersum is a railway station located in Loppersum, The Netherlands. The station was opened on 15 June 1884 and is located on the railway. The service is operated by Arriva.Show on map
MenkemaborgThe Menkemaborg (Dutch pronunciation: Menkema Borough) is a borg (castle) in the village of Uithuizen in Groningen in the Netherlands. Since 1927, the borg is a historic house museum.Show on map
Station Groningen EuropaparkGroningen Europapark (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋən abbreviation: Gerp) is an unstaffed railway station in Groningen in the Netherlands. It is situated on the railway between Groningen and Kropswolde and on the Meppel–Groningen railway between Haren and Groningen. It was opened in 2007 and rebuilt in 2012. Local train services are operated by Arriva and Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
VerhildersumVerhildersum is a borg directly to the east of the town of Leens in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is now a museum.Show on map
Der Aa-kerkDer Aa-kerk (also: A-kerk) is a church from the Middle Ages in the centre of Groningen, Netherlands.Show on map
RensumaborgThe Rensumaborg is a borg in the village of Uithuizermeeden in Groningen in the Netherlands.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Groningen
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Wadden SeaThe Wadden Sea (Dutch: Waddenzee, German: Wattenmeer, Low German: Wattensee or Waddenzee, Danish: Vadehavet, West Frisian: Waadsee, North Frisian: di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea. It lies between the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the range of Frisian Islands, forming a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands. It is rich in biological diversity. In 2009, the Dutch and German parts of the Wadden Sea were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List and the Danish part was added in June 2014.Show on map
EemshavenEemshaven (Dutch pronunciation: English: Ems Harbor) is a seaport in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. In 1968, the Dutch government declared the Ems estuary (Eemsmond) to be an economic key region. One of the key developments for the region was the construction of a seaport called Eemshaven. The port was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Juliana in 1973. Industry and shipping were slow to develop at the site. In 2013, a ferry service connects to the German island of Borkum. \n* Picture of Eemshaven \n* \n* Opening 1973, newsreelShow on map
WinschoterdiepThe Winschoterdiep (Dutch pronunciation: is a canal in the province Groningen of the Netherlands. It leads to the Rensel, which is actually part of this canal. Construction was started in 1618 and finished in 1634. The Winschoterdiep's total length is 35.5 kilometres, and it is approximately 100 metres in width. Sixteen bridges and locks are built across this canal, as well as many other passages. Ships must be less than 16 m in breadth to pass through some of these. It is one of the oldest canals ever built in Groningen still in use. In the section between Hoogezand and Waterhuizen, there are several shipwharfs. Hoogezand was founded near the canal in 1618.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Groningen
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RottumerplaatRottumerplaat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌrɔtɵmərˈplaːt]) is one of the three islands that make up Rottum in the West Frisian Islands. The island is located in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. It is situated between the islands of Schiermonnikoog and Rottumeroog. Access to the island is prohibited since Rottumerplaat is a resting and forage area for numerous bird species. Rijkswaterstaat, Staatsbosbeheer and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality are responsible for the administration of the island. Twice a year marine debris is cleaned from the island.Show on map
WesterwoldeWesterwolde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌʋɛstərˈʋɔldə]) is a region in the province Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. The region is located in the most eastern part of the Netherlands, alongside the German border. It is situated around the rivers Mussel Aa, Ruiten Aa, and Westerwoldse Aa, and it contains the villages Bellingwolde, Blijham, Onstwedde, Sellingen, Ter Apel, Vlagtwedde, Vriescheloo, and Wedde. The people in Westerwolde speak Dutch and the West Low German dialect Westerwolds. Historically, the region is one of the Ommelanden, which are the regions around the city of Groningen.Show on map
RottumeroogRottumeroog (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌrɔtɵmərˈoːx] (13px listen)) is an uninhabited island in the Wadden Sea and is part of the Netherlands. The island is one of three West Frisian Islands in the province of Groningen. It is situated between the islands of Rottumerplaat and Borkum. The island originates from the 15th or 16th century. At first the island was used for agriculture by the St. Juliana's Abbey from Rottum. Rottumeroog is now part of the natural reserve Rottum and access to the island is prohibited.Show on map
ZuiderduintjesZuiderduintjes (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzœydərˌdœyncəs]; English: Little Southern Dunes) is an uninhabited island in the Wadden Sea in the Netherlands. It is situated south of Rottumeroog, east of Rottumerplaat, and west of Borkum. The island is one of the three West Frisian Islands in the municipality of Eemsmond and in the province of Groningen. Zuiderduintjes is part of the nature reserve Rottum and access to the island is prohibited.Show on map
SimonszandSimonszand (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsimɔnsˌzɑnt]) is a sandbank between the West Frisian Islands of Schiermonnikoog and Rottumerplaat in the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond in the province of Groningen. The sandbank was originally mapped as being an Intertidal zone in approximately 1811, but changed in later mappings to be shown as a Supratidal zone after it became larger and migrated seaward.Show on map
ReiderlandReiderland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɛidərˌlɑnt] (13px listen)) is a former municipality in the province Groningen in the northeastern Netherlands, which was founded in 1990 during a large municipal reorganization. The former municipalities Finsterwolde and Bad Nieuweschans were abolished and added to Beerta. In 1992, the new municipality was given its current name. In 2010 it joined in the municipality Oldambt.Show on map
NoorderplantsoenNoorderplantsoen is an urban public park in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands, situated slightly north of the city center. Its name is Dutch for northern public garden.Show on map
EendragtEendragt is a village in Groningen Province, Netherlands.Show on map