Place:Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

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NameGroningen
Alt namesGroninguesource: Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) p 10, 644
TypeGemeente
Coordinates53.217°N 6.583°E
Located inGroningen, Netherlands     (800 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Begraafplaats Selwerderhof
Noorderbegraafplaats
Zuiderbegraafplaats ( 1827 - )
Dorp
Noorderhoogebrug
Voormalige gemeente
Hoogkerk ( 1969 - )

Groningen is een stad en gemeente.

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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Groningen (; 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 (in ), it is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. An ancient 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: the University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences each have about 25,000 students.

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