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Full nameDordrecht
Official nameDordrecht
Settlement typeMunicipality
ProvinceSouth Holland
Total Area38.4 sq mi (99.45 km2)
Land Area30.7 sq mi (79.53 km2)
Water Area7.7 sq mi (19.92 km2)
Total Population118601 (30 November 2009)
Density (pop.)1491/km2 (3861.7/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

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Dordrecht ( ) is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. It is the fourth largest city of the province, having a population of 118,601 in 2009. The municipality covers the entire Dordrecht Island, also often called Het Eiland van Dordt (the Island of Dordt), bordered by the rivers Oude Maas, Beneden Merwede, Nieuwe Merwede, Hollands Diep, and Dordtsche Kil. Dordrecht is the largest and most important city in the Drechtsteden and is also part of the Randstad, the main conurbation in the Netherlands. Dordrecht is the oldest city in Holland and has a rich history and culture.

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