"Provincie Overijssel" Provincie Overijssel by tompt

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This province is the 5th largest province in the Netherlands. There are 1.084.500 people living in Provincie Overijssel. It is located between the IJsselmeer , the river IJssel, Provincie Drenthe and the German border. Enschede is the largest city but Zwolle is the capital.

Overijssel is known under that name since the 15th century. In 1814 Overijssel became part of the kingdom of the Netherlands.

More info:
- http://www.overijssel.nl (dutch)
- http://www.overijsseltoerisme.nl/ (dutch)


The most touristic place in the province is probably Giethoorn.
Famous for its canals and bridges and the boattours fitting that image.

Also visit our Giethoorn page.

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    Apr 15, 2004 at 2:03 PM

    Loved the old buildings in Deventer! I have a pic of that Waag, is it the City Hall? wonderful Overijssel! tks.

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