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  Encyclopedia: Utrecht (province)
Utrecht is the smallest province of the Netherlands, and is located in the center of the country.
Utrecht is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht.
The Eemmeer is a lake situated in the middle of the Netherlands between the provinces of Flevoland and Utrecht, Noord-Holland.
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 Encyclopedia topic: Utrecht (province)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Utrecht is the smallest province (The proper sphere or extent of your activities) of the Netherlands (A constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1579; half the country lies below sea level), and is located in the center of the country.
In the east of Utrecht lies the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, a chain of hills left as lateral moraine (additional info and facts about lateral moraine) by tongues of glacial ice after the Saline glaciation that preceded the last ice age (Any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface).
The south of the province is a river landscape.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/ut/utrecht_(province).htm   (471 words)

 Yvette's Dutch Genealogy Homepage - Geography
Friesland is one of the northern provinces in the Netherlands.
Noord-Holland is a province in the north-west of the Netherlands.
Zeeland is a province in the south-west of the Netherlands.
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 Utrecht (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In World War II, Utrecht was held by German forces until the general capitulation of the Germans in the Netherlands on May 5, 1945.
The towns of Oudewater, Woerden and Vianen were transfered from the province of South Holland to Utrecht in 1970, 1989 and 2002 respectively.
In the east of Utrecht lies the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, a chain of hills left as lateral moraine by tongues of glacial ice after the Saline glaciation that preceded the last ice age.
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 Utrecht (province) - Wikitravel
Utrecht is a central province of the Netherlands.
Utrecht, which is the capital of the province of the same name.
Utrecht was originally a bishopric that was often at war with its neighbors Gelderland, Holland (now the provinces of North-Holland and South-Holland) and Brabant (now North-Brabant and Flemish Brabant).
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 Utrecht, province, Netherlands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Utrecht (the capital) and Amersfoort are the chief cities.
It largely comprises low-lying land and is drained by the Lower Rhine (Neder Rijn) River.
The province has a mixed economy, with prosperous farms and diverse industries.
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 INTECOL 2004: The venue: Utrecht
Utrecht, the historical heart of The Netherlands, is well known as an excellent meeting and congress destination.
Inhabited since Roman times, Utrecht was once the stronghold of powerful and wealthy bishops who dominated the ancient city and surrounding region, opposing the Counts of Holland until the Union of Utrecht brought about their reconciliation in 1579.
The province of Utrecht is a green province and a large part of this green belongs to the 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' (Utrecht Ridge) and the bordering wetlands of the 'Vechtplassen' area..
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 Utrecht - NSwiki, the NationStates encyclopedia
The city of Utrecht is a key city, as well as a key region in the Knootian metropolitan ‘Knootcap’ area.
In 1582 the Union of Utrecht was ratified between Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland, Overijssel, Groningen and Friesland.
Utrecht has a few remaining patches of natural beauty and landscapes north of Knootcap, where hilly woodland areas alternate with open and broad river and polder districts.
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 AllRefer.com - Utrecht, city, Netherlands (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Utrecht was founded by the Romans as Trajectum ad Rhenum [Lat.,=ford of the Rhine].
The bishops of Utrecht, as princes of the Holy Roman Empire, later ruled the area around the city and the lordship (now province) of Overijssel.
Utrecht is the site of a 14th-century cathedral and a famous university (founded 1636) with a quaint old campus and vibrant new one.
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 Excite UK - Travel - Europe - Netherlands - Resorts and Excursions
The city of Utrecht is a favourite destination with the Dutch, as it offers many of Amsterdams charms on a smaller scale without the tourist hordes that fill the capital for much of the year.
Utrecht’s bars and restaurants are also renowned for their quality and good value, and the lively nightlife is propelled by the large local student community.
This is a province of extensive cycle paths, prehistoric monuments (particularly in the area of the village of Havelte) and Saxon villages.
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 CBS - Largest rises in unemployment for in Groningen, Utrecht, and Limburg - Web magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The increase was particularly strong in the provinces of Groningen, Utrecht and Limburg.
While it was the province with the lowest employment (2.3 percent) in 2000, by 2002 unemployment was just as high as the national average at over 4 percent.
In 2002 an average 7 percent of the labour force in the city of Utrecht were unemployed, nearly double the percentage in 2001.
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 Utrecht (U)
Utrecht (U) This capital of the province of the same name is one of the country's oldest, with its first origins dating from the Roman period, when a castellum called Trajectum ad Rhenum was built.
Since that year, after a conflict about the appointing of bishops, a part of the Roman Catholics, mainly in the provinces of Utrecht and Holland, no longer recognized the authority of the pope, and choose their own bishops.
This is the cathedral of the Old-Catholic bishop of Utrecht.
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 Drenthe Province (The Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Drenthe used to be part of the 'Oversticht' ('Sticht' was the name of the domain of the Bishop of Utrecht; 'Oversticht' was the part of the 'Sticht' on the other side of the river IJssel), and thus part of the bishopric of Utrecht.
Drenthe is a province in the north of the Netherlands.
The arms of the province of Drenthe are derived from the seal of the Landschap Drenthe, which depicted the same composition since 1262.
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 Utrecht Province - Netherlands Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The capital is Utrecht, known for its university, wharves and canal side terraces.
Utrecht is situated in the heart of Holland and is one of the oldest Dutch cities.
Dom Tower and Cathedral, this tower is the "landmark" of the city of Utrecht.
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 Counteracting parching in the province of Utrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The hydrological situation that is needed for the vegetation desired in the province of Utrecht, which is often the vegetation that existed in the 1950s, is established in the DGSWS.
In the northern part of the province abstraction of groundwater and the reclamation of Flevoland mainly caused the lowering of the groundwater levels.
In the Eastern part of Utrecht the lowering of the surface water levels, the abstraction of groundwater, and the afforestation were the main causes of the decrease in groundwater levels [Pruissen, 1994].
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 Utrecht Pub Guide: beer bars, pubs and brewpubs in Utrecht
Utrecht is Holland's fourth largest city, with a population of around 250,000.
Utrecht is home to the Dutch national railway museum, which, sadly, will be closed for the next couple of years as they remove all those boring old locomotives and replace them with a modern, multimedia experience.
Utrecht's beer bars may be fewer than Amsterdam's, but their quality can't be faulted.
www.xs4all.nl /~patto1ro/utrepubs.htm   (3425 words)

 Accommodation in Utrecht and Cheap Travel to Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands :-) Hospitality Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Utrecht is the Dom-town of the Netherlands with 112-meter-high it has the highest church-tower and beautiful old houses and canals.
Utrecht is a typical student town with many nice bars and lots of young people around.
The old historical heart of Utrecht is worth visiting, not just because of the nice csenery of canals and old houses, but also because of the many museums that can be found in the so-called Museum Quarter.
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 Utrecht --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
It is the capital of Utrecht Province and…
Utrecht provincie lies between the provincies of Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland (west) and Gelderland (east).
The Treaty of Utrecht (1713), which ended the War of the Spanish Succession, established the Austrian Hapsburgs in the place of the Spanish as Italy's dominant power.
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 Innovating regions in Europe - regions search
The province of Utrecht is located in the central part of the Netherlands with a population of 1.1 million inhabitants.
The province of Utrecht is home to the University Utrecht, Hogeschool van Utrecht, the Netherlands School of Business, and Netherlands Institute for MBA studies.
Utrecht hosts a number of well-known and innovating companies in communication technologies and the food industry as well as in the medical sector.
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 UTRECHT - Online Information article about UTRECHT
Utrecht is the seat of a university, and of a See also:
foundation in Utrecht are the Pieterskerk and the Janskerk.
fief from this abbey and partly from the bishops of Utrecht.
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 Lichens and air pollution - Environmental Data Compendium
In the period from 1979 to 2001 there was a strong increase in the number of species at the sampling points in Utrecht province.
The most important reason for the recovery was a reduction in the emissions of SO In Utrecht province approximately 85% of the lichen species increased their numbers.
The data are from surveys conducted once every five years in Utrecht province, in which lichens on trees are measured at numerous sampling points.
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 Netherlands Provinces
These three were redundant, because in 1986 they had been merged into the new province of Flevoland, which was one of the twelve provinces shown.
Holland and its cognates technically refer only to the provinces of North and South Holland, but they are popularly used for the whole country.
The Netherlands Antilles have a status which is nominally the same as that of the provinces.
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 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Utrecht is also a city steeped in history, with its State University dating from 1636, the Conservatory from 1947 and the State Archives created in 1843.
It was at Utrecht that the treaties collectively known as the Peace of Utrecht were signed between 1713 and 1715, putting an end to the War of the Spanish Succession.
The Reds, who benefit from one of the most active supporters’ clubs in the country, lived their glory days during the 1980s when they were among the top teams in the domestic league.
www.fifa.com /en/comp/WYC/tournament/0,4114,WYC-2005-2005,00.html   (502 words)

 Utrecht Province (The Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The arms of Utrecht are a combination of the arms of the Archdiocese (Sticht) of Utrecht (I and IV), Holland (II and III) and the city of Utrecht.
He combined the arms of Holland and Sticht, by placing the latter on the lion of Holland.
Between 1578 and 1584 several combinations of Sticht, Holland and Utrecht are used.
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 Everdingen (The Netherlands)
Flagdescription: seven diagonal stripes of fl and yellow, with a blue hoist of 3/8 flagheight and in the canton a yellow crownof five leaves.
On 1 Jan 2003 the municipality of Vianen moved from the province of Zuid-Holland to Utrecht province.
"Zijderveld is a village southeast of Vianen, at the border with Gelderland province, in the former municipality of Everdingen - its largest village.
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 Central Dutch Provinces : Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The capital city of Utrecht province is a good starting point for exploring the area.
When the Dutch Republic was established in the late 16th century, Utrecht was one of its more powerful political centers, having been an important bishopric since the earliest centuries of Christianity in the Lowlands.
Utrecht's modern face hits you right between the eyes when you arrive by train at Centraal station, in the multitiered Hoog Catherijne mall that spreads over a 6-block area to the edge of the Old Town.
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 GROENLINKS PROVINCIE UTRECHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The executive board of the province has been the result of a coalition of three parties: the liberal party VVD, the Christian democratic party CDA and the social democratic party PvdA.
In the province of Utrecht the increase in members brought us up to the fourth party in seize.
During the first days after the elections, it became clear that the ruling coalition would continue: they excluded the Green Left party from taking part in the executive board of the provincial parliament.
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 HSN project: Migration in the province of Utrecht (MUT/ASG)
This study describes migration patterns of the Utrecht population in the 19th and 20th centuries (MUT).
Migrational behaviour is, on the one hand, related to patterns in individual life careers and, on the other hand, to changes in the labour market.
The article is based on the reconstructed life courses of about 1500 adolescent men and women, born between 1833 and 1912 in a Dutch province.
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 UtrechtProv GB - Discover Utrecht - Signposts - Attractions
The people in the province of Utrecht also have to work, of course.
The province of Utrecht is known for its wealth of castles.
One of the districts in the city of Amersfoort is a jewel of modern architecture.
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