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Nijmegen (population 150,000) is in the east of the Netherlands, near the German border, in the province of Gelderland.

The municipality also comprises the following towns, villages and townships: Lent, Nijmegen-Oosterhout, Nijmegen-Ressen.

Nijmegen is famous for the International Four Days Marches Nijmegen[?], an annual event comprising four days of walking (distances ranging from 30 to 50 km a day), and the accompanying festivities, which have been drawing the largest crowds for any Dutch event in the past few years.

The University of Nijmegen (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen) is also located here.

The municipality of Nijmegen consists of the following towns, villages and townships: Lent, Nijmegen, Nijmegen-Oosterhout, Nijmegen-Ressen.

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