About

Groningen is the capital of the northern province of Groningen. In this place, where historical and modern architecture goes hand in hand, lives near 200 000 inhabitants. Groningen, as a student city, is adapted to the wishes of those who want to get around without a car. Moreover, this city was called the “World Cycling City”, because near 60% of journeys are made by bicycle. Furthermore, Groningen was called the safest city in the Netherlands in 2004. Additionally, this city is “the youngest” in the Netherlands, because most people are between 20-24 years old.

More about Groningen 

 

Population
201 000
Region
Groningen
Weather

Summer 22°C (72°F)

Winter 3°C (37°F)


Cost of living (approximate prices)

Property prices
  • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 575
  • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 486
  • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,334
  • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 1,040 
Utilities (monthy)
  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 162
  • Internet € 23
Transportation
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 2
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 60
  • Taxi 1km ride € 2
  • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.5
Food & Restaraunts
  • The average food basket € 31                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
  • Lunch € 15
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 50
  • Beer € 4
  • Cappuccino (regular) € 3
  • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 2
Sports and leisure
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 22
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 10
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