Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postcode 9630–9633, 9640–9648
Veendam ( [veːnˈdɑm]) is a town and municipality with a population of 27,752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.
A Holland America Line cruise ship, the MS Veendam, is named after the city.
The population centres in the municipality are:
Veendam has two sister cities:
Veendam was the start place of stage 4b at the 2012 Energiewacht Tour and the finish place of stage 2 at the 2013 Energiewacht Tour.