Roodeschool

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Roodeschool
Roodeschool in 1998
Roodeschool in 1998
Roodeschool is located in Groningen (province)
Roodeschool
Roodeschool
Location of Roodeshcool in the province of Groningen
Coordinates: 53°25′14″N 6°45′49″E / 53.42056°N 6.76361°E / 53.42056; 6.76361
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
MunicipalityEemsmond
Population
 (2017)
 • Total860
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9983
Dialing code0595

Roodeschool (Gronings: Roschoul) is a community situated in the northeast of Groningen province in the Netherlands and forming part of the municipality of Eemsmond. It had a population of around 860 in January 2017.[1]

Roodeschool's railway station is the northernmost in the Netherlands and forms part of the Groningen-Roodeschool railway line.

The name, which means "red school", is derived from the local noteworthiness of the red roof tiles of a village school which once stood in the vicinity.

History[edit]

It was part of Uithuizermeeden municipality before 1979, when it became part of Hefshuizen.

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Coordinates: 53°25′N 6°46′E / 53.417°N 6.767°E / 53.417; 6.767