Roden is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is located in the municipality of Noordenveld, about 16 (10 miles) km southwest of Groningen. Roden has 15.000 citizens.
Roden was a separate municipality until 1998, before it merged into the municipality of Noordenveld, during the last municipal reorganisations.
- ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. 
Coordinates: 53°08′N 6°26′E / 53.133°N 6.433°E