Grolloo

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Grolloo
Town
Waterstaatskerk van Grolloo
Waterstaatskerk van Grolloo
LocatieAaEnHunze.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Grolloo in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Grolloo in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
Coordinates: 52°56′7″N 6°40′16″E / 52.93528°N 6.67111°E / 52.93528; 6.67111Coordinates: 52°56′7″N 6°40′16″E / 52.93528°N 6.67111°E / 52.93528; 6.67111
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Aa en Hunze
Population (1 January 2008)
 • Total 795
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Grolloo is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Aa en Hunze, and lies about 11 km southeast of Assen.

In 2001, the village of Grolloo had 541 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.27 km², and contained 203 residences.[1] The statistical area "Grolloo", which can also include the surrounding countryside, had a population of around 930 in 2005.[2]

The Dutch blues band Cuby + Blizzards was founded in Grolloo. There is a museum in the farm house where they began. Grolloo has a statue of Harry Muskee, one of the band's founders and lead singer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.