Zutphen

city in Gelderland, the Netherlands

Ltspkr.png Zutphen is a small city in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. It is found about 30 kilometers north-east of Arnhem. It is situated on the IJssel river, and its history goes back over 1700 years. There are a lot of buildings in the town that show its long and rich history as a trading town as part of the Hanseatic League.

Zutphen
Municipality
Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Flag of Zutphen
Flag
Coat of arms of Zutphen
Coat of arms
Location of Zutphen
Location of Zutphen
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°8′N 6°12′E / 52.133°N 6.200°E / 52.133; 6.200
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
Area
(2006)
 • Total42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
 • Land41.00 km2 (15.83 sq mi)
 • Water1.84 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2007)
 • Total46,709
 • Density1,139/km2 (2,950/sq mi)
 Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

As of 1 January 2010, it had 46,877 inhabitants. It is linked to Deventer and Arnhem by rail.

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