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  Gemeente Dordrecht - Dordrecht: history, water, culture
Dordrecht may thus call itself the oldest city of 'Holland'.
Dordrecht grew to be the most important city of Holland.
Together with the Union of Dordrecht (1575), in which the constitution was established, the Assembly of the Free States is considered to be the beginning of the independent state of the Netherlands.
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  Deltawerken - Dordrecht
Dordrecht has a population of 130,000 and is situated in the Dutch province of South Holland.
Dordrecht is an island, surrounded by four rivers.
Dordrecht was originally nothing more than a stream created by a flood in 1150 which was used as a passageway by the peat cultivators of the neighbouring villages.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Dordrecht
A native of Dordrecht, he went to Amsterdam 1650 to study with Rembrandt, from whom he learned the Baroque style.
He was director of the Academy in Dordrecht and author of a treatise (1678) in which he...
Cuyp (b Dordrecht, Dec. 1594; d Dordrecht, 1652) was the son of a glass painter and according to Houbraken
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  Arrondissementsparket Dordrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: )
OM Dordrecht gaat niet in hoger beroep tegen vonnis van de rechtbank in zaak dodelijk ongeval
Vierde verdachte aangehouden wegens overval 28 juni te Dordrecht
Tweede verdachte aangehouden wegens overval 28 juni te Dordrecht
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 Dordrecht guest house for sale, South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This guest house is situated in Dordrecht, which is in the northern part of the Eastern Cape, beyond the Stormberg and Amatola mountains.
Dordrecht is approximately half-way between Cape Town and Durban.
This house was built in 1873, and is situated on the historical main street of the town.
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 Dordrecht city (The Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dordrecht, also known as Dordt, was the main settlement in what was known as "Oud-West-Neder-Franken", where the Dutch language was first spoken according to my old teacher.
Dordrecht was founded in 1008, received town charter c.
Dordrecht is at present a thriving town with 120.000 inhabitants.
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The 'marriage' between the people of Dordrecht and their town is a shining example of this.
When you take a stroll around this typical Dutchtown, it helps to be aware that Dordrecht was the most important and powerful town in Holland until well into the 16th century.Shortly afterwards, Amsterdam, proclaimed the legal capital of the Netherlands in 1814, took over this leading role.
It is perhaps a good idea to begin your visit of Dordrecht with THE GROOTHOOFD – (Large Head) – In front of you, stream the imposing rivers: the Merwede and the Oude Maas, which for centuries long have carried on and played an important role in the welfare of the country.
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 Dordrecht – Groups at Last.fm
Dordrecht was granted city rights by William I, Count of Holland, in 1220, making it the oldest city in Holland.
From 1780 to 1787, Dordrecht was home to the Patriots faction which intended to remove the hereditary Stadtholder position held by the House of Orange-Nassau.
During the mobilization of August 1939, infantry and artillery was sent to Dordrecht to defend the island.
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 Dordrecht pictures and videos on Webshots
DSCF5709 Dordrecht - Grote Kerk and De Maas river - The...
DSCF5728 Dordrecht - Entrance to the Grote Kerk - The N...
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 Jewish Historical Museum | Dordrecht
In 1871, the expansion of the city of Dordrecht led to the closing of the old cemetery and the purchase of ground for a new cemetery on the Achterweg (today, Nieuwe Weg) near the Dubbeldamseweg.
Voluntary organizations maintained by the Dordrecht community included a synagogue council, a society for aid to the poor, and two women’s societies for the upkeep of the synagogue and the purchase of the ceremonial objects.
Ownership of the Nieuwe Weg cemetery was transferred to the municipality of Dordrecht in 1999.
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 Dordrecht, oldest city of Holland
Dordrecht is situated on the left bank of the Maas (Meuse) River, at the point where a long arm of the North Sea cuts deeply into the Dutch coastline.
DORDRECHT is a town with about 119.000 people near ROTTERDAM, funded on an island surrounded by 4 rivers (DORDTSE KIL, HOLLAND'S DIEP, NIEUWE MERWEDE and OUDE MAAS) with 1,000 buildings older then 300 years, with idyllic old harbors and canals, so a wonderful city to work and live in.
In 1572 Dordrecht welcomed the "Sea Beggars" (Water geuzen), Netherlands rebels against Spain, and was the scene of the first assembly of the United Provinces.
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 Haven Dordrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Port of Dordrecht, on the Oude Maas, is the most inland of all the first-division Dutch ports.
The Port of Dordrecht stands at the confluence of two rivers, which means that the port can be reached by water from east, west and south.
Various shipbuilders are active in the Port of Dordrecht.
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 'View of Dordrecht and the Groote Kerk from across the Maas', Jan Van Goyen
The other skiff to the left is being used as a fishing boat, with men putting out their nets, whilst on the nearby spit of land a man pushes a barrow or tub towards the fishermen.
Of the seven other views of Dordrecht that van Goyen painted and dated in 1644 the closest in composition to the Walker’s composition is that in Brussels, which, unlike the Walker’s painting, is much larger and on canvas.
Dordrecht and especially the bulky Groote Kerk, with its unfinished spire, also represented the real and symbolic triumph of the Dutch Reformed Church for it was in the city that the Church was established after the 180 meetings of the Synod of Dordrecht in 1618-19.
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 Rechtspraak.nl - Rechtbank Dordrecht
De rechtbank Dordrecht telt 200 medewerkers en is daarmee de enige kleine rechtbank in de (zuidelijke) Randstad.
Het arrondissement Dordrecht is onderdeel van het ressort Den Haag.
Dit houdt in dat zaken uit het arrondissement Dordrecht in hoger beroep over het algemeen worden behandeld door het gerechtshof Den Haag.
www.rechtspraak.nl /Gerechten/Rechtbanken/Dordrecht   (138 words)

 Kerstmarkt Dordrecht - De grootste kerstmarkt van Nederland
De kerstmarkt 2007 wordt georganiseerd op vrijdag 14 december van 10:00 tot 21:00 uur, zaterdag 15 december van 10:00 tot 21:00 uur, en zondag 16 december van 11:00 tot 17:00 uur.
Vanaf station Dordrecht is het maar een kleine 10 minuten lopen.
De organisatie van de kerstmarkt Dordrecht is heel benieuwd naar jullie ervaringen op de markt, en wil iedereen daarom vragen om in het gastenboek te schrijven.
www.kerstmarktdordrecht.nl   (412 words)

 DuPont Heritage: Dordrecht, Netherlands
The Dordrecht, Netherlands, plant is the oldest and principal plant of Du Pont de Nemours (Nederland) N.V., a wholly owned subsidiary established in 1959.
Nevertheless, DuPont was forced to close the Dordrecht Orlon® facilities in 1978 after the world market for acrylics had become saturated.
The opening of Dordrecht’s Orlon® and Lycra® plants were well timed to capitalize on a rapidly growing European textile fiber market.
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 Dagher propels Dordrecht to victory
Dagher scored a crucial goal that saw his club FC Dordrecht come from a goal down to beat Venlose Voetbal Vereniging (VVV) 3-1 in a league game last weekend.
The win has taken Dordrecht to the third place on the table with 55 points.
It also puts FC Dordrecht in the position for qualification for the top flight of the Dutch League.
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 Synod of Dordrecht Poster
In addition to the engraving of the Synod of Dordrecht, which took place in the Netherlands from 1618-1619, the sides of the poster are lined with the names of all the commissioners, including what district they represented.
The Synod of Dordrecht is important because of its strategic importance in the Reformed tradition.
It was at this synod in 1618-1619 where the Dutch Reformed Church issued its response to Jacob Arminius and his followers, the Remonstrants.
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 Dordrecht - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The city of Dordrecht is known for its high taxes; Dordrecht lies on an island between 7 rivers, which makes it an excellent toll place.
When the tax collectors found out, they where so mad, that they named a football team after it, Dordrecht 90, 90 (K, kilo) because of all the sheep they counted, which was 90.000, and as a symbol they used a sheep's head.
90% of Dordrecht's non-white teenagers go to the "Dalton college", which was named after the Dalton brothers from the comic "Lucky Luke", because like the Dalton brothers, all of the Dalton college's students are criminals, social outcasts, and, of course- dumb.
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 AllRefer.com - Dordrecht (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
An important rail junction and river port, it has shipyards and manufactures heavy machinery and chemicals.
Founded in the early 11th cent., Dordrecht was the scene (1572) of the meeting of the Estates of Holland that proclaimed William the Silent stadtholder.
Dordrecht has a 14th-century Gothic church (Groote Kerk) and an art museum.
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 A View of the Maas at Dordrecht (Getty Museum)
A boat divides this panoramic river view, with the town of Dordrecht on the right, where the river Maas meets the sea, and the city of Zwijndrecht opposite.
Although the painting looks as if it were painted at the scene, Aelbert Cuyp executed the canvas in his studio, using studies previously made outdoors.
Cuyp included precise details that convey the particularities of the specific place portrayed: the boat's rigging and flag and the towns' windmills, houses, and churches.
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 Dordrecht Things to Do Tips by 36waterfalls - VirtualTourist.com
The old part of the city of Dordrecht has two of its citygates left.
Dordrecht also had a fair share of floods over the centuries.
Connecting the historic part of Dordrecht with the shopping area in the towncentre, lined with pubs and terraces in Summer.
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 Dordrecht Accommodation
Dordrecht Accommodation - hotels, lodging houses, bed and breakfast, hostels and campings
Dordrecht has some wonderful hotels located right in the middle of the old town.
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
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 Amazon.com: Dordrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Embracing the catechism, the compendium, the confession of faith, the canons of the synod of Dordrecht,...
Mennonite Confession of Faith: Adopted April 21st, 1632, at Dordrecht, the Netherlands, and Widely Accepted in Germany, France, Colonial Pennsylvania,...
Bulletin Dordrechts Museum - Nummer 1 - Januari / Februari 1994 - Featured articles: Portret van Max Liebermann een Schilderij van Jan Veth; and Portret van Mr.
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 View of Dordrecht by CUYP, Aelbert
Aelbert Cuyp lived and worked in Dordrecht which, although a small provincial town, had a flourishing local school of painting.
Having adopted and refined his version of the Italianate landscape style, Cuyp practised it for many years of a successful career, which he ended as a member of the regent class of Dordrecht and an elder of the Reformed Church, the owner of a fine town house and an extensive country estate.
Because his style does not develop significantly his paintings are difficult to date but this view of his native town from the River Maas was probably painted in about 1655.
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 DuPont Heritage: Dordrecht, Netherlands
The Dordrecht, Netherlands, plant is the oldest and principal plant of Du Pont de Nemours (Nederland) N.V., a wholly owned subsidiary established in 1959.
Nevertheless, DuPont was forced to close the Dordrecht Orlon® facilities in 1978 after the world market for acrylics had become saturated.
The opening of Dordrecht’s Orlon® and Lycra® plants were well timed to capitalize on a rapidly growing European textile fiber market.
www.heritage.dupont.com /floater/fl_dordrecht/floater.shtml   (325 words)

 Google Directory - Regional > Europe > Netherlands > South Holland > Dordrecht
The Canons of Dordrecht, ratified by the National Synod of the Reformed Church.
An exploratory trip trough the historic inner city of Dordrecht.
Dordrecht based reporter for local station Radio Rijnmond.
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 Dordrecht Confession at Scroll Publishing Co.
Adopted April 21, 1632, by a Dutch Mennonite Conference held at Dordrecht, Holland.
May the Lord, through His grace, make us all worthy and meet, that this may befall none of us; but that we may thus take heed unto ourselves, and use all diligence, that on that day we may be found before Him unspotted and blameless in peace.
Thus done and finished in our united churches, in the city of Dordrecht, the 21st of April, 1632, new style.
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 The Dutch history pages
On my Dordrecht history page you can find all about the oldest history of Dordrecht from the year 900 to 2000.
On the Dordrecht Old Buildings part 1 and Dordrecht Old Buildings part 2 pages all about the Oldest Buildings of Dordrecht with their story.
On my Dordrecht myths page the story of foreign visitors to Dordrecht as well as some Poems and Legends about Dordrecht.
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 Cheap Hotels In Dordrecht, Netherlands
Hotel Mercure Dordrecht is situated on the A16, the motorway from Breda to Rotterdam.The hotel has 96 beautiful rooms with shower or bath, toilet, telephone, colour television and mini-bar.
A.S. Design Suites is situated in a historical building in the center of Dordrecht.
The Bastion Hotel Dordrecht/papendrecht is situated 5 minutes from the central station of Dordrecht.
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 Mercure - Dordrecht, Netherlands - Mercure Rates and Reviews - SideStep
Check out our interactive Dordrecht Travel Guides for suggestions on restaurants, attractions, nightlife, shopping and much more.
The hotel is located in the suburbs of Dordrecht, close to A16 motorway and approximately 20km from Rotterdam.The rooms are large in size and in a good condition, although the decor is a little dates.
Dordrecht Hotelswww.priceline-europe.comSave up to 75% on Dordrecht hotels.
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 Dordrecht hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in South Holland, by all-hotels.com
Veerweg 10, Zwijndrecht, Netherlands, 3336 LM Modern four star Van der Valk Hotel Ara is delightfully situated on the banks of the river 'Oude Maas'.
Laan der Verenigde Naties 363, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 3318 LA The Bastion Hotel Dordrecht/papendrecht is situated 5 minutes from the central station of Dordrecht.
Dordrecht, Netherlands, 3316 EH Located along the A16 (exit 20) near Dordrecht only 20km from Rotterdam business centres.
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