Wageningen

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Wageningen
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Information
Country:
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Netherlands
Province:
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Gelderland
Population: 36,715
Major roads: A12, A50
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Wageningen is a small city in the eastern part of the Netherlands, near to Arnhem and Nijmegen, (15 and 25 kilometres respectively) located in the province of Gelderland.

Hitchhiking out

Wageningen is a student town, and two-thirds of the population is either student, or works for one of the many scientific institutions in town. As a result of this, the locals are very progressive and open-minded, and hitchhiking is extremely easy, either on the small roads leading out of town, as well as on the Wageningen ramps on both motorway A12 when heading west to (Utrecht) and further, and motorway A50 for the south. (Nijmegen, Eindhoven) Both ramps are 7 kilometres out of town, and traffic for Arnhem will usually use local roads, unless they need to be in the south of Arnhem.