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    In beeld

    Episode 22: Delfzijl - Port Town

    First aired: Thursday, 8 January 2015 at 17.00 hours

    Delfzijl originated in the thirteenth century when a lock was built in the Delf. Because of its location on the water Delfzijl is vulnerable to flooding.

    In this episode Roos is in the village of Delfzijl

    Delfzijl ( Groningen : Delfziel ) is a port city and a municipality in the northeast of the province of Groningen.

    Delfzijl is the fifth largest port in the Netherlands. Chemical Park Delfzijl is similar in size to the second chemical industrial area in the Netherlands. Seventeen percent of the total rural employment in the chemical industry is located in Delfzijl.

    On the dike near the sea near Eemshotel stands the monument to the regional singer and poet Ede Staal , who lived part of his life in Delfzijl and buried there . Ede Staal sang in his songs often about this part of the province of Groningen. One of his songs is about the port of Delfzijl .

    There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention . Imagining with Rose. Who will be this time spontaneously in conversation?

    For more information:

    http://www.delfzijl.nl/
    http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delfzijl


    About this program:

    IN BEELD brings the people of our region "in the picture".

    Weekly Podium.TV will bring the people of our beautiful villages in picture in the north of the Netherlands. To meet special people, to see the village and told wonderful stories. There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention.