Zuidbroek, Groningen

Zuidbroek (Dutch pronunciation: [zœydˈbruk]; Gronings: Zuudbrouk) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Menterwolde, about 6 km north of Veendam.

Zuidbroek
Zuidbroek in 2003
Zuidbroek in 2003
Zuidbroek is located in Groningen (province)
Zuidbroek
Zuidbroek
Location in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 53°09′45″N 06°51′38″E / 53.16250°N 6.86056°E / 53.16250; 6.86056Coordinates: 53°09′45″N 06°51′38″E / 53.16250°N 6.86056°E / 53.16250; 6.86056
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
MunicipalityMenterwolde
Population
 (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total3,910

HistoryEdit

Zuidbroek was a separate municipality until 1965, when it became a part of Oosterbroek.[2] Oosterbroek was merged with Meeden and Muntendam in 1990 and renamed to Menterwolde a year later.

In 2014, the Noord-Nederlands Trein & Tram Museum at the Zuidbroek railway station was opened.[3]

InfrastructureEdit

The Zuidbroek railway station is situated on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway and Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CBS Statline
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  3. ^ (in Dutch) "Video: Trein & Trammuseum Zuidbroek open", Dagblad van het Noorden, 2014. Retrieved on 7 February 2015.

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