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Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Skyline of Zutphen with the Wijnhuistoren
Flag of Zutphen
Coat of arms of Zutphen
Coat of arms
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)
 (1 January 2007)
 • Total 46,709
 • Density 1,139/km2 (2,950/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

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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