Groningen (province)

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Groningen
Province

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Coat of arms
Anthem: Grunnens Laid
Location o Groningen in the Netherlands
Kintra Netherlands
Caipital Groningen
Government
 • Queen's Commissioner Max van den Berg
Area
 • Land 2,329 km2 (899 sq mi)
 • Water 576 km2 (222 sq mi)
Area rank 8t
Population (2006)
 • Land 574,042
 • Rank 9t
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
 • Density rank 9t
ISO 3166 code NL-GR
Releegion (2005) Protestant 18.0%
Catholic 4.6%
Muslim 2.5%
Website provinciegroningen.nl

Groningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)], locally [ˈχroʊ̯nɪŋən] ( listen); Gronings: Grönnen; Wast Frisie: Grinslân) is the northeastmaist province o the Netherlands. In the east it borders the German state o Niedersachsen (destricts o Leer an Emsland), in the sooth Drenthe, in the wast Friesland an in the north the Wadden Sea. The caipital o the province is the ceety o Groningen.

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