Sappemeer

Sappemeer (Dutch pronunciation: [sɑpəˈmeːr]) 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 European headquarters of the Japanese Kikkoman Corporation, which began operations in 1997 and now produces over 400 million litres of soy sauce per annum at the site.

Dutch physician and feminist Aletta Jacobs was born in the village.

The Sappemeer Oost railway station is located in the village.

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  1. Gemeente Sappemeer Burgerlijke Stand SappemeerSappemeerDeath record for Albert Elfring, civil registry of deaths, Sappemeer, 1882-02-02, record 9
  2. Gemeente Sappemeer Burgerlijke Stand SappemeerSappemeerDeath record for Syke Jacobs Damsma, civil registry of deaths, Sappemeer, 1883-04-05, record 40