Facts & Figures of Groningen

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Facts & Figures of Groningen

Groningen is with 200,210 inhabitants the biggest city in the north of Holland. It is known as a student city, with over 55,000 currently studying in the city. Because of its ‘isolated’ location, Groningen has always been a city of independency and was it a big part of the German trade network.

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Groningen is with 200,210 inhabitants the biggest city in the north of Holland. It is known as a student city, with over 55,000 currently studying in the city. Because of its ‘isolated’ location, Groningen has always been a city of independency and was it a big part of the German trade network. 

  • Largest venue hosts 2,500 pax
  • Total of 1,130 hotel rooms
  • Nearest airport only 15 km away

Meeting in the city

Groningen offers a diverse pallet of hotels:
Number of rooms in 3* hotels: 505
Number of rooms in 4* hotels: 488
Number of rooms in the vicinity of Groningen: 2,096  

The largest venue in Groningen, Martiniplaza, can host over 2,500 people.

Before and after your meeting

From the top of the beautiful, six story high Martinitower you can enjoy a spectacular view over Groningen and its surroundings with its distinctive farms of the Ommeland. More tips on what to do after your meeting? Find them on our after your meeting page.

Must see

If you have time you should consider a excursion to Sealshelter Pieterburen: a shelter for ill seals that have been rescued from the North Sea. The employees affectionately take care of the seals until they are well enough to be released back into the sea again. It’s heartwarming!

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