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Delfzijl
City and former municipality
Skyline of Delfzijl in 2011
Skyline of Delfzijl in 2011
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Coat of Arms of Delfzijl
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Delfzijl in a municipal map of Groningen
Location of the former municipality in the province of Groningen
Country  Netherlands
Province  Groningen
Municipality Eemsdelta
Area
 • Total 227.50 km2 (87.84 sq mi)
 • Land 133.06 km2 (51.37 sq mi)
 • Water 94.44 km2 (36.46 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2014)
 • Total 25,651
 • Density 193/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Delfzijler
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code 0596

Delfzijl is a small city and former municipality in the very north of the Netherlands, in the province of Groningen. It has around 25,000 inhabitants. It has the fifth most important seaport in the country. Since 2021, it has been part of the new municipality of Eemsdelta.

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