A drawbridge or draw-bridge is a type of movable bridge typically associated with the entrance of a castle surrounded by a moat.
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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…
The Groningen gas field is a giant natural gas field located near Slochteren in Groningen province in the northeastern part of the Netherlands.
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.
Delfzijl (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil]; 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…
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…
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 …
Veendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm]) is a town and municipality with a population of 27,752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.
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.
Slochteren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈslɔxtərən]) is a village and municipality with a population of 15,546 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the 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 Battle of Heiligerlee (Heiligerlee, Groningen, 23 May 1568) was fought between Dutch rebels and the Spanish army of Friesland. This was the first Dutch victory during the Eighty Years' War.
The Ommelanden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɔməˌlɑndən]; English: Surrounding Lands) are the parts of Groningen province that surround Groningen city.
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.
Zuidlaren (Noordenvelds: Zuudlaoren) is a village in the province of Drenthe in the Northern Netherlands.