🇳🇱 Winschoten is a city with a population of 18,518 in the municipality of Oldambt in the north-east of the Netherlands. It is the largest city in the region of Oldambt in the province of Groningen. Winschoten received its city rights in 1825. It was a separate municipality until it was merged into Oldambt in 2010. The seat of government of Oldambt is in Winschoten. There are three windmills and several churches in Winschoten. There is a railway station with direct connections to Groningen and Leer (Germany). Winschoten has an important role as a shopping centre for the region of Oldambt. In the province of Groningen, it is the second-largest shopping destination and it attracts many consumers from nearby Germany.
Winschoten has a population of over 18,518 people. Winschoten also forms part of the wider Oldambt region which has a population of over 38,129 people. Winschoten is situated 40 km east of Groningen.