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Groningen (, also UK: , US: , Dutch: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)] (listen); Gronings: Grunn or Grunnen) is the capital city and main municipality of Groningen province in the Netherlands. It is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. As of December 2020, it had 233,218 inhabitants. It has a land area of 168.93 km2 (65.22 sq mi), and a total area, including water, of 180.21 km2 (69.58 sq mi). Its population density is 1,367 residents per km2 (3,540 per square mile). On 1 January 2019, it was merged with the municipalities of Ten Boer and Haren. The Groningen-Assen metropolitan area has about half a million inhabitants. Groningen is a university city, and students comprise an estimated 25% of its total population. Groningen was established more than 950 years ago. Historically, it was a semi-independent city-state, a member of the German Hanseatic League, and the dominant regional power in the north of the Netherlands.
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- Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenMarriage record for Hindrik Bakker & Aaltje Harms Elfring, civil registry of marriages, Groningen, 1836-10-06, record 232
- Bevolkingsregister LeeuwardenCivil registry, Leeuwarden, 1904-1922, sheet 120
- Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenDeath record for Aan Feenstra, civil registry of deaths, Groningen, 1924-12-23, record 1347
- Burgerlijke Stand GroningenGroningenDeath record for Fedde Feenstra, civil registry of deaths, Groningen, 1942-10-15, record 1526