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Groningen Travel Guide  

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Info about Groningen

Area:
83 km2
Population:
192750 [2012-02-01]
Overview

Groningen is located in the northern part of Netherlands. One of the world’s largest natural gas fields is located in this region. This region has a largely flat terrain and agriculture is the main occupation.
Summer is the best time to visit Groningen; average temperature at this time is 24°C with occasional very hot days. Snow is common during winter, while rains occur in the form of light showers throughout the year.
This city of approximately 185,000 inhabitants is also a popular student town; the 400-year-old University of Groningen is one of the largest and oldest in the country.
This region is believed to have been inhabited for more than 5,000 years, and by the Middle Ages, it had developed into an important trading town. Today, it is an important industrial and commercial centre.

Area code:
0(+31) 050
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Destinations near Groningen

Nijmegen, Utrecht, Noordwijk, The Hague, Rotterdam
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