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IJssel

(ī`səl), river, 72 mi (116 km) long, branching from the Neder Rijn (Lower Rhine) River near Arnhem, E Netherlands, and flowing N into the Ketelmeer (an arm of the IJsselmeer), near Kampen. The IJssel is connected to the Rhine and carries about one tenth of the Rhine's water. The river, which is canalized in places, passes through an industrial and truck-farming region. DeventerDeventer,
city (1994 pop. 69,079), Overijssel prov., E central Netherlands, on the IJssel River. It is an industrial center with machine shops and foundries; important manufactures are bicycles and bricks.
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, ZutphenZutphen
, city (1994 pop. 31,309), Gelderland prov., E central Netherlands, on the IJssel River. It is an administrative, industrial, and commercial center. Zutphen was chartered in 1191 and was an important Spanish stronghold during the Dutch struggle for independence (16th
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, and ZwolleZwolle
, city (1994 pop. 99,139), capital of Overijssel prov., N central Netherlands, on the Zwartewater River. It is an administrative, transportation, and industrial center. Shipbuilding and iron-working are activities.
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 are the chief cities.

Ijssel

 

a river in The Netherlands. The IJssel, a right branch of the Rhine, originates near the city of Arnhem. It measures 123 km in length. The river empties into the IJsselmeer, the southern part of the Zuider Zee, after flowing through a plain in an embanked channel. The mean flow rate is approximately 280 cu m per sec, and the maximum flow rate is approximately 2,000 cu m per sec. In the winter the water level rises 4–7 m. The IJssel is navigable for its entire length. A network of canals connects it with the northern and eastern parts of the country. The cities of Deventer and Zwolle are located in the valley of the IJssel.

IJssel

, Yssel
a river in the central Netherlands: a distributary of the Rhine, flowing north to the IJsselmeer. Length: 116 km (72 miles)
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