Groningen

Groningen (, also UK: , US: , Dutch: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)] (listen); Gronings: Grun'n) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. It is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands and has 231,037 inhabitants (31 January 2019) on a total area of 180.21 km2 (69.58 sq mi), and land area of 168.93 km2 (65.22 sq mi) with a population density of 1,367 per km2 (3,540 per square mile). It merged with Ten Boer and Haren municipalities on 1 January 2019. The Groningen-Assen metropolitan area has about half a million inhabitants. Groningen is an old city (more than 950 years) and was the regional power of the north of the Netherlands, a semi-independent city-state and member of the German Hanseatic League. Groningen is a university city, with students forming an estimated 25% of its total population.

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  1. Gemeente Groningen Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenMarriage record for Hindrik Bakker & Aaltje Harms Elfring, civil registry of marriages, Groningen, 1836-10-06, record 232
  2. Gemeente Leeuwarden Bevolkingsregister LeeuwardenCivil registry, Leeuwarden, 1904-1922, sheet 120
  3. Gemeente Groningen Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenDeath record for Aan Feenstra, civil registry of deaths, Groningen, 1924-12-23, record 1347
  4. Gemeente Groningen Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenDeath record for Fedde Feenstra, civil registry of deaths, Groningen, 1942-10-15, record 1526