capital city of the province of Groningen, the Netherlands
Groningen is a municipality in the north of the Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Groningen. It has about 233,000 inhabitants (2021) and a university, called the University of Groningen.
|Coordinates: 53°13′06.7″N 6°34′01.3″E / 53.218528°N 6.567028°E|
|• Mayor||Koen Frank Schuiling|
|• Total||185.6 km2 (71.7 sq mi)|
(January 1, 2001)
|• Density||1,080/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
Since 2019, Haren and Ten Boer have been part of the municipality of Groningen.
- Pete Hoekstra (born 1953), former U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands