Lauwersoog

Lauwersoog is a seaside village in the province of Groningen, located in the northern part of the Netherlands. It is part of the municipality of Het Hogeland. It had a population of 140 in 2017.[1]

Lauwersoog
Lauwersoog in 2008
Lauwersoog in 2008
Lauwersoog is located in Groningen (province)
Lauwersoog
Lauwersoog
Location of Lauwersoog in the province of Groningen
Coordinates: 53°24.23′N 6°13.13′E / 53.40383°N 6.21883°E / 53.40383; 6.21883Coordinates: 53°24.23′N 6°13.13′E / 53.40383°N 6.21883°E / 53.40383; 6.21883
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
MunicipalityHet Hogeland
Population
 (2017)
 • Total140

HistoryEdit

The harbour was built in 1969 on the border of the province of Friesland part-way along the dike that separates the Lauwersmeer and the Wadden Sea.

TransportEdit

The ferry to Schiermonnikoog departs from Lauwersoog.[2]

Qbuzz provides a bus service (route 163 Groningen - Lauwersoog - Holwerd) and Arriva (bus route 50 Leeuwarden - Lauwersoog). They connect with the departures of the ferry to Schiermonnikoog.[3]

Coastal trailsEdit

The E9 European long distance path passes through Lauwersoog. The Friese Kustpad is a long-distance trail from Stavoren to Lauwersoog (131 kilometres (81 mi)).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2017" [Key figures for neighbourhoods], CBS Statline (in Dutch) CBS 2 Februari 2018 . Retrieved on 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ Wagenborg Passagiersdiensten Schiermonnikoog Retrieved on 8 March 2018.
  3. ^ Wagenborg Passagiersdiensten public transportation Retrieved on 8 March 2018.

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