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Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Location of Zutphen
Location of Zutphen
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
 • Total 42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
 • Land 41.00 km2 (15.83 sq mi)
 • Water 1.84 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 46,709
 • Density 1,139/km2 (2,950/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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.

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

Twin towns

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