The ancient Hanseatic city of Groningen, with 200,000 inhabitants is situated in the north of the Netherlands. As the economic and cultural capital of the region, the city enjoys a bustling reputation, while retaining a safe community character. Full of restaurants, pubs, art galleries, theatres, museums and bookshops Groningen is suited to its youthful population, and its inner-city markets and wide variety of shops attract a great number of regional and German visitors every day. The university has a visible presence: the historic buildings in the inner-city tell the tale of a rich academic tradition, while the University Medical Center Groningen is an example of ground-breaking architecture. A great number of students are enjoying sports, and cultural events and festivals at reasonable prices. The city has a varied population and its shops, restaurants and places of worship cater to every ethnic background.
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