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Leens

Leens is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Het Hogeland. Leens was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Ulrum, Eenrum and Kloosterburen.

                                               

Loppersum, Netherlands

Loppersum) is a village and municipality with a population of 10.174 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.

                                               

Lutjegast

Lutjegast is a village in the municipality of Westerkwartier in Groningen, Netherlands. It had a population of around 1.125 in January 2017. The name Lutjegast originates from Gronings in which lutje means small or little and a gaast is a higher, ...

                                               

Mensingeweer

Mensingeweer is a small village in the Netherlands; it is located in the municipality of Het Hogeland, Groningen. It lies on the provincial road N361 from Winsum to Leens at the crossroads to Eenrum. The long-distance footpath called Pieterpad ru ...

                                               

Monnikenlangenoog

Monnikenlangenoog ˌlɑŋənˌoːx" ; English: Monks Long Island), also called Moenkelangenoe, was a West Frisian island in the Wadden Sea. It was situated off the coast of present-day Groningen in the Netherlands, between the islands of Schiermonnikoo ...

                                               

Muntendam

Muntendam is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen, municipality Menterwolde. Until 1990 it was a separate municipality, which boasted the title reddest most socialist municipality in the Netherlands, with a council of 11 containing 7 PvdA La ...

                                               

Noordlaren

Noordlaren is a small village in the municipality of Haren in the Dutch province of Groningen. It had a population of around 400 in January 2017. In 2010 it was said to be 850 years old. In the past Noordlaren was a farming village. Nowadays ther ...

                                               

Noordpolderzijl

Noordpolderzijl is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Eemsmond, about 4 km northwest of Usquert. Noordpolderzijl is named after the zijl sluice in the dyke of the Noordpolder. The original sluice was ...

                                               

Oldehove, Groningen

Oldehove is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Westerkwartier, about 16 km northwest of the city of Groningen. The town has a notable skyline with two windmills and two of its three churches visible ...

                                               

Ommelanden

The Ommelanden are the parts of Groningen province that surround Groningen city. Usually mentioned as synonym for the province in the expression Stad en Ommeland. The area was Frisian-speaking, but under the influence of the Saxon city of Groning ...

                                               

Pieterburen

Pieterburen is a village in the northeastern Netherlands, located in the municipality of Het Hogeland, Groningen. Pieterburen is situated on the Hogeland’ high land of northeastern Groningen. It is an area with brick Gothic churches, stately farm ...

                                               

Roodeschool

Roodeschool is a community situated in the northeast of Groningen province in the Netherlands and forming part of the municipality of Het Hogeland. It had a population of around 860 in January 2017. Roodeschools railway station is the northernmos ...

                                               

Rottumerplaat

Rottumerplaat is one of the three islands that make up Rottum in the West Frisian Islands. The island is located in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. It is situated between the islands of Schiermonnikoog and Rottumeroog. Access to the island is ...

                                               

Sappemeer

Sappemeer is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Hoogezand-Sappemeer to the east of Hoogezand. Sappemeer was a separate municipality until 1949, when it merged with Hoogezand. The village is the Euro ...

                                               

Sauwerd

Sauwerd is a village in the municipality of Winsum, Groningen, Netherlands. Until the local government reorganization of 1990 the village was the head of the former municipality of Adorp. The village of Sauwerd is 7 to 10 kilometers away from the ...

                                               

Scheemda

Scheemda) is a village with a population of 2.445 in the municipality of Oldambt in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. Scheemda was a separate municipality until 2010, when it merged with Reiderland and Winschoten to form the municipal ...

                                               

Stadskanaal

Stadskanaal) is a city and municipality with a population of 32.715 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. It was named after the canal Stadskanaal. From 1800 until 1900 this area was ideal for its peat mining, and so t ...

                                               

Ten Boer

Ten Boer) is a village and a former municipality in the northeastern Netherlands, in the province of Groningen. The municipality had a population of in 2019; the village of Ten Boer has approximately 4.600 inhabitants.

                                               

Termunten

Termunten") is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Delfzijl, and lies about 33 km east of Groningen. Termunten was an independent municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Delfzijl. In 2001, th ...

                                               

Uithuizen

Uithuizen is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Het Hogeland. It had a population of around 5.490 in January 2017. Uithuizen has a railway station.

                                               

Uithuizermeeden

Uithuizermeeden is a small village in the Netherlands, with a population of about 3200 people. It is part of the municipality of Het Hogeland, close to the Wadden Sea. The most important points are the Meijster Toren and the Rensumaborg dated 170 ...

                                               

Ulrum

The first time the town was named was as Uluringhem in the 11th century. Ulrum is sited on two mounds. On the eastern one stands the Romano-Gothic church of Ulrum built at the end of the 12th century, on the western mound stood the Asingaborg. Ul ...

                                               

Usquert

Usquert is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Het Hogeland. It had a population of around 1.415 in January 2017.

                                               

Veendam

Veendam) is a town and municipality with a population of 27.752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. A Holland America Line cruise ship, the MS Veendam, is named after the city. The municipality includes Westerdiepste ...

                                               

Vlagtwedde

Vlagtwedde) is a village in the very southeast of Groningen province in the northeastern Netherlands. It lies on the Dutch border with the German state of Lower Saxony to the east.

                                               

Warffum

Warffum is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Het Hogeland. It had a population of around 2.175 in January 2017.

                                               

Wedde

Wedde is a village in the municipality Westerwolde in the province Groningen in the Netherlands. It is located 9 km southeast of Winschoten.

                                               

Westerkwartier

The Westerkwartier is a historical region in the Dutch province of Groningen, at the border with the provinces of Drenthe and Friesland. In the past the area was part of the historical region of Frisia. The West Frisian language is still spoken i ...

                                               

Westerwolde (municipality)

Westerwolde is a municipality in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. The municipalities of Bellingwedde and Vlagtwedde have merged into the new municipality of Westerwolde on 1 January 2018. The municipality continues t ...

                                               

Westerwolde (region)

Westerwolde is a region in the province Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. The region is located in the most eastern part of the Netherlands, alongside the German border. It is situated around the rivers Mussel Aa, Ruiten Aa, and Westerwo ...

                                               

Zeerijp

Zeerijp is a village north of city of Groningen. Its most striking building is its medieval brick church with detached bell tower. Formerly dedicated to John the Baptist, now it is a Dutch Reformed church. Also there is a famous organ inside the ...

                                               

Zuidbroek, Groningen

Zuidbroek is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Menterwolde, about 6 km north of Veendam.

                                               

Amby

A former village, Amby is now a neighborhood of Maastricht, in the Netherlands, located about 4 km northeast of the center of the city. From January 2, 1839, to July 1, 1970, Amby existed as a separate municipality. In November 2008, an amateur a ...

                                               

Arcen

Arcen is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. In 2010, it became part of the municipality of Venlo. Previously, it had been part of the municipality of Arcen en Velden and the seat of het gemeentehuis. In 2001, Arcen had 1884 inhabitants. ...

                                               

Arcen en Velden

Arcen en Velden is a former town and former municipality in the southeastern Netherlands, now part of the municipality and city of Venlo. It is situated in the province of Limburg.

                                               

Beegden

Beegden is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Maasgouw, and is located about 6 km west of Roermond. In 2001, Beegden had 1703 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.48 km², and contained 667 res ...

                                               

Beesel

The town of Beesel lies about 10 km north of Roermond. Although the municipality is named after this village, it is not the largest town in the municipality, and neither is the municipal hall located in Beesel. In 2001, Beesel had 1725 inhabitant ...

                                               

Benzenrade

Benzenrade is a Dutch hamlet located in the commune of Heerlen, in the province of Dutch Limburg. On 1 January 2008, the area, including the former village, had 9.872 inhabitants. Located on the border of the municipality and the city, it is betw ...

                                               

Berg, Valkenburg

Berg is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, and lies about 7 km east of Maastricht. In 2001, Berg had 3242 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.67 km², and contained ...

                                               

Bergen, Limburg

The town of Bergen lies about 28 km north of Venlo, close to the river Meuse. Although the municipality is named after this village, the municipal hall is located in the town of Nieuw-Bergen, the largest town in the municipality. Close to the Ger ...

                                               

Bleijenbeek

Bleijenbeek is a small hamlet in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Bergen, about 2 km east of Afferden. The main building in the hamlet is the ruin of Castle Bleijenbeek. According to the 19th-century historian A ...

                                               

Blerick

Blerick is a city district of the Dutch municipality of Venlo. It lies on the west bank of the Meuse and its origin goes back to the Roman era as a military stronghold and settlement en route from Mosa Trajectum to Novia Magnus. Blerick can be fo ...

                                               

Bocholtz

Bocholtz is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Simpelveld, and lies about 7 km southwest of Kerkrade. Until 1982, it was a separate municipality. In January 2007, Bocholtz had 5.573 inhabitants. The built ...

                                               

Brand, Nuth

Brand is a hamlet in the municipality of Nuth in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands. It is one of the so-called Bovengehuchten, or Upper Hamlets, of Nuth. Brand is located south of the stream Platsbeek. The hamlet consists of five houses al ...

                                               

Broeksittard

Broeksittard is a former village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is now a neighbourhood of the town Sittard, and part of the municipality of Sittard-Geleen. It has partly kept its village character. Broeksittard was a separate municipality b ...

                                               

Doenrade

Doenrade is a town in the southern Dutch province of Limburg. Historically its name has also been spelled Dudenrode and Doenradt and was along a main trade route between Germany and southern Limburg. Until 1982 it was a part of the municipality o ...

                                               

Eckelrade

Eckelrade is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is part of the municipality of Eijsden-Margraten, and situated about 8 km southeast of the town of Maastricht. Eckelrade has about 580 inhabitants. The built-up area of the hamlet was 0. ...

                                               

Eygelshoven

Eygelshoven is a small village near the town of Kerkrade in the southeast of the Netherlands, close to the German and Belgian borders. It has two former coal mines, Laura and Julia, which were named after the wives of the two owners. Both pits cl ...

                                               

Gennep

Gennep is a municipality and a city in upper southeastern Netherlands. It lies in the very northern part of the province of Limburg, 18 km south of Nijmegen. Furthermore, it lies on the right bank of the Meuse river, and south of the forest of th ...

                                               

Grevenbicht

Grevenbicht is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Sittard-Geleen. It lies about 8 km north-west of Sittard, on the right bank of the river Meuse. Grevenbicht was a separate municipality until 1982, when i ...