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Utrecht (city)

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Coordinates: 52°05′36″N 5°7′10″E / 52.09333°N 5.11944°E / 52.09333; 5.11944Coordinates: 52°05′36″N 5°7′10″E / 52.09333°N 5.11944°E / 52.09333; 5.11944
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Utrecht (province) Utrecht
 • Total 99.32 km2 (38.35 sq mi)
 • Land 95.67 km2 (36.94 sq mi)
 • Water 3.64 km2 (1.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2007)
 • Total 288,535
 • Density 3,018/km2 (7,820/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Utrecht is a city in the Netherlands. It has about 290,000 inhabitants[1] and a university. It is the fourth largest city in the country. One of the main sights is the Domkerk, a cathedral that was built between 1321 and 1382.[2] In of a storm in 1674, part of the cathedral was destroyed. This part was never rebuilt, so now the tower is separate from the rest of the church.


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