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Utrecht (province)

Utrecht is the smallest province of The Netherlands, and is located in the center of the country. 1.1 Million inhabitants. 1,445 km2 (560 square miles).

Important cities are it's capital Utrecht and Amersfoort.

In the east of Utrecht lies the Utrechtse Heuvelrug[?], a chain of hills left after the last ice age, 10,000 years ago. Because of the scarcity of minerals in the soil, the greatest part is planted with pine trees. The south of the province is a riverlandscape. The west consist mostly of meadows. In the north are big lakes because of the digging of peat.


External Link

Site of the province (http://www.provincie-utrecht.nl/)

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