Groningen Tourism, Netherlands

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Groningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)] ; Gronings: Grunnen; West Frisian: Grins) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. With a population of 200,336 as of 2015, it is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. An old city, Groningen was the regional power of the northern Netherlands, a semi-independent city-state and member of the German Hanseatic League. Groningen is a university city: it houses the University of Groningen (about 30,000 students) and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences (about 25,000 students).

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Groningen in Netherlands is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Groningen is Amsterdam. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Amsterdam for its bountiful attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum on your trip to Groningen. To explore Groningen, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Groningen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Groningen

    Know the pollution level of Groningen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 21.88 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Groningen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Groningen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Groningen.

    • Burglary and Theft 27 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 11 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 22 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 76 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31 (Low)
  • Living in Groningen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Groningen is 200.58 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.99 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.93 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.03 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.4 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Groningen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Groningen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 102.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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