Winschoten

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Winschoten
City
City center of Winschoten in 2010
City center of Winschoten in 2010
Flag of Winschoten
Flag
Coat of arms of Winschoten
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Sodom, Molenstad
Winschoten is located in Groningen (province)
Winschoten
Winschoten
Location in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 53°9′N 7°2′E / 53.150°N 7.033°E / 53.150; 7.033Coordinates: 53°9′N 7°2′E / 53.150°N 7.033°E / 53.150; 7.033
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Oldambt
Area (2006)
 • Total 22.24 km2 (8.59 sq mi)
 • Land 21.66 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
 • Water 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total 18,518
 • Density 830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9670–9675
Area code(s) 0597[2]

Winschoten is a small city in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Oldambt. It has about 18,000 people (2013).

There is a railway station with direct connections to Groningen and Leer (Germany).

References[change | change source]

  1. CBS, Statline.
  2. Netnummer zoeken (in Dutch), Telefoonboek.nl. Retrieved 15 December 2015.

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