Info on the biggest cities in the north


Groningen is a lively student city. The youngest city of the Netherlands has a long, troubled history and that is to be seen the historical warehouses, courtyards and buildings. Groningen is also a city with courage: the city has the most innovative architecture within its borders. Groningen has also been voted as having the best ‘inner city’ area. Come and experience Groningen!

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Approximately 30 km south of Groningen, still in the north east of the Netherlands, lies Assen, capital of the province of Drenthe. The city received its city rights in 1890 and now has approximately 65.200 inhabitants. Assen is the fastest growing city of northern Netherlands.

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