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View to the town from the railway bridge
Nijmegen Marktplatz
Historical buildings at the "Grote Markt" ("Great Market").

Nijmegen Nijmeegs: Nimwegen is a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland, on the Waal river close to the German border.

Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, the first to be recognized as such in Roman times, and in 2005 celebrated 2,000 years of existence.

The municipality is part of the Arnhem-Nijmegen urban region, a metropolitan area with 736,107 inhabitants in 2011.

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