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Winschoten (; 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).
Source:Winschoten, Groningen, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand
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