Groessen

Groessen
Village
Groessen.jpg
Groessen is located in Gelderland
Groessen
Groessen
Location in the Netherlands
Groessen is located in Netherlands
Groessen
Groessen
Groessen (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°55′50″N 6°01′34″E / 51.9305°N 6.0261°E / 51.9305; 6.0261Coordinates: 51°55′50″N 6°01′34″E / 51.9305°N 6.0261°E / 51.9305; 6.0261
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityDuiven
Area
[1]
 • Total9.10 km2 (3.51 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,980
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6923[1]
Dialing code0316

Groessen is a village in the municipality of Duiven in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands.

It was first mentioned in 838 in uilla Gruosna, and means "settlement in grassland".[3] The village developed near the Rhine. The St Andreas Church was a tower from the 12th century. The church dates from around 1500, and has been enlarged in 1923.[4] In 1840, it was home to 1,406 people.[5]

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References

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 6923AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Groessen - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  4. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Sabine Broekhoven (2000). "Groessen" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. p. 183. ISBN 90 400 9406 3. Retrieved 20 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Groessen". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 March 2022.


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