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Delfzijl - NL112

EU regions: Netherlands > NOORD-NEDERLAND > Groningen > Delfzijl


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2017106
number of inhabitants201946 051
population density2018170.6
old-age dependency ratio201939.8

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From wikipedia:

Delfzijl (Dutch pronunciation: [dɛlfˈsɛil] (listen); Gronings: Delfsiel) is a city and municipality with a population of 25,651 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. Delfzijl was a sluice between the Delf and the Ems, which became fortified settlement in the 16th century. The fortifications were removed in the late 19th century. Delfzijl is the fifth largest seaport in the Netherlands, and the largest port in the North East of the country.

Etymology

The name Delfzijl means 'sluice of the Delf'. The Delf was a canal connecting the rivers Fivel and Ems, and is now part of the Damsterdiep. The Dutch verb delven means 'to delve' or 'to dig' and the Dutch noun zijl means 'water outlet' or 'sluice'.

History

Delfzijl was established at the location where three sluices (Dutch: zijlen) were connected. In 1317, a sluice was built in the Delf, a canal which is now part of the Damsterdiep. Delfzijl has been the main sea port of Groningen since medieval times.

In 1580, a square sconce and a church were built in Delfzijl. Fortification was expanded with six bastions in 1591.

other: Groningen, Oost-Groningen, Overig Groningen, Delfzijl

neighbours: Oost-Groningen, Overig Groningen


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Current statistics

October 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 222242, of which 74476 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.1 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.4 % (12.1 %), Revúca 21.3 % (11.2 %), Kežmarok 18.9 % (9.4 %), Rožňava 17.4 % (9.0 %), Sabinov 16.7 % (8.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.1 %, Hlohovec 4.2 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.5 %