Peize is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. Located in the northern part of Drenthe approximately 10 kilometers south of the city of Groningen. It is part of the municipality of Noordenveld, located between Roden and Eelde.

Peize
Peiser Meul
Flag of Peize
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Coat of arms of Peize
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Coordinates: 53°8′52″N 6°29′46″E / 53.14778°N 6.49611°E / 53.14778; 6.49611Coordinates: 53°8′52″N 6°29′46″E / 53.14778°N 6.49611°E / 53.14778; 6.49611
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
MunicipalityNoordenveld
Population
 (2019)
5,525

Peize was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1998, when it became part of Noordenveld.[1]

As of 2019 the village has a population of 5525.[2]

At the present day it is a commuter village for the cities of Groningen and Assen.

EducationEdit

Two public schools are located in Peize. They are named "De Eskampen" and "Het Spectrum", in 2009 they have moved to new buildings in close proximity to the sports accommodation. In the past a third school was located at 'De Pol'.

Adult and secondary education can be found in nearby villages or in the city of Groningen.

SportEdit

Close to the center there is a sports accommodation. This houses a sports hall and several soccer fields and clay tennis courts. Several sports clubs can be found. These include soccer, volleyball, judo, marionettes, tennis.

TransportEdit

BusEdit

Qbuzz runs several buses.

  • 86: Norg - Peize - Hoogkerk - Groningen (Main Station) (Only during peak hours)
  • 4: Groningen (Beijum) - P+R Kardinge - Peize - Roden
  • 17: Groningen (P+R Zernike) - Peize - (only in the morning)

RoadEdit

  • N372: Connects Peize in the north to Groningen and to the west to Roden and Leek. At both ends it connects with the A7 Motorway
  • N386: Goes Southbound towards Vries to connect with the A28 Motorway.

AirEdit

The small international Groningen Airport Eelde is located 5 kilometers East of Peize. Mainly charter flights to holiday destinations are carried out here.

CultureEdit

  • A late nineteenth century windmill can be found, which is open for public.
  • A common hop (Humulus lupulus) garden.
  • A thirteenth century church for public.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  2. ^ Gemeente Noordenveld - Inwoners Archived 2009-11-30 at the Wayback Machine

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