The University of Groningen (Dutch: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), located in the city of Groningen, was founded in 1614. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands as well as one of its largest. Since its inception more than 200,000 stu…
Latitude and longitude of Groningen
Groningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)]; 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 197,823 (in 2014), 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.
Latitude: 53° 13' 9.01" N
Longitude: 6° 34' 0.01" E
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A drawbridge or draw-bridge is a type of movable bridge typically associated with the entrance of a castle surrounded by a moat.
Groningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)]; Gronings: Grönnen; 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 o…
Yde Girl (i) [ ɪdə ] is a bog body found in the Stijfveen peat bog near the village of Yde, Netherlands. She was found on 12 May 1897 and was reputedly uncannily well-preserved when discovered (especially her hair), but by the time the body was tu…
Groningen Airport Eelde (IATA: GRQ, ICAO: EHGG) is a civilian international airport near Eelde, in the northeastern Netherlands.
Hanze University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Groningen (Dutch: Hanzehogeschool Groningen) is the largest "university of applied sciences" (hogeschool, vocational school) in the northern Netherlands and is located in Groningen. Hanze UAS offers variou…
Euroborg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈøːroːˌbɔrx]) is the stadium of football club FC Groningen, with a capacity of 22,329 seats and located to the south-east of Groningen. The stadium site houses a casino, movie theater, school, supermarket, and a fitne…
The Groninger Museum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋər myˈzeːjʏm]) is an art museum in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands.
Bedum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːdʏm], Gronings: Beem) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands.
On May 23, 1977 a train hijacking took place close to Drentsche Aa river bridge at de Punt (in the village of Glimmen) on the provincial border between Groningen and Drenthe, northeastern Netherlands. Nine armed Moluccans pulled the emergency brake …
The Martinitoren (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑrtinitʊːrən]; Martini or St.
The University Medical Center Groningen, or UMCG (Dutch: Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen), formerly Groningen University Hospital, is the main hospital of the city of Groningen, Netherlands.
Haren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːrə(n)]; Gronings: Hoaren) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands located in the direct urban area of the City of Groningen.
The cooperative AVEBE U.A. (abbreviation of Aardappelmeel Verkoop Bureau) is an international Dutch starch manufacturer located in the north of the Netherlands and produces starch products based on potato starch and potato protein for use in food, a…
The Ommelanden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɔməˌlɑndən]; English: Surrounding Lands) are the parts of Groningen province that surround Groningen city.
Een [eːn] is a village in the Netherlands. It is part of the Noordenveld municipality in Drenthe.
Winsum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪnsʏm]) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands.
Loppersum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɔpərsʏm]) is a village and municipality with a population of 10,174 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.