Place:Doetinchem, Gelderland, Netherlands

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NameDoetinchem
Alt namesDeutekomsource: Aardrijkskundig Woordenboek
TypeGemeente
Coordinates51.967°N 6.283°E
Located inGelderland, Netherlands
See alsoAmbt Doetinchem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Contained Places
Buurtschap
Dichteren
Gehucht
Langerak
Inhabited place
IJzevoorde
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Doetinchem (; Low Saxon: Deutekem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands. It is situated along the Oude IJssel (Old IJssel) river in a part of the province of Gelderland called the Achterhoek . The municipality had a population of in and consists of an area of of which is water. This makes Doetinchem the largest town (by population) in the Achterhoek.

On 1 January 2005, a municipal restructuring merged the neighbouring municipality of Wehl as well as the Zelhelmse Broek area with Doetinchem.

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