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Breukelen

Breukelen (population: 14,259) is a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. The municipality covers an area of 48.64 km² (of which 2.71 km² is water).

The municipality of Breukelen also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Gieltjesdorp[?], Kockengen[?], Kortrijk[?], Laagnieuwkoop[?], Nieuwer Ter Aa[?], Oud Aa[?], Oukoop[?], Portengen[?], Portengense Brug[?], Scheendijk[?], and Spengen[?].

The name of Brooklyn, New York, USA, originates from Breukelen (see also Kings County, New York, History section).

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