Overijssel


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Overijssel

(ō'vərī`səl), province (1994 pop. 1,044,600), c,1,500 sq mi (3,885 sq km), E central Netherlands; it borders on Germany in the east. 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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 is the capital; other cities include AlmeloAlmelo
, city (1994 pop. 64,589), Overijssel prov., E Netherlands. It is an important rail junction and manufacturing center and has a large textile industry.
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, 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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, EnschedeEnschede
, city (1994 pop. 147,624), Overijssel prov., E Netherlands, near the German border. It is a rail junction with textile, rubber, and machinery manufacturing. Enschede was rebuilt after a fire largely destroyed it in 1862.
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, KampenKampen
, town (1994 pop. 32,550), Overijssel prov., central Netherlands, on the IJssel River, near the Ketelmeer. It is a trade and industrial center. Kampen was first mentioned in the 13th cent., and in the 15th cent. it was a member of the Hanseatic League.
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, and 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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. The province is drained by the IJssel River and several canals. It is generally sandy but supports extensive stock raising, orchard cultivation, and dairying. The province's chief manufactures include textiles, clothing, and machinery. The lordship of Overijssel belonged in the Middle Ages to the bishop of UtrechtUtrecht,
city (1994 pop. 234,106), capital of Utrecht prov., central Netherlands, on a branch of the Lower Rhine (Neder Rijn) River. It is a transportation, financial, and industrial center. Manufactures include machinery, cement, and food products.
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 but was sold (1527) to Emperor Charles V. It joined (1579) the Union of Utrecht and became one of the United Provs. of the Netherlands.

Overijssel

 

a province in the Netherlands, near the IJsselmeer. Area, 3,800 sq km. Population, 977,000 (1975). Its capital is Zwolle. The important Twente textile region encompassing the cities of Enschede, Hengelo, and Almelo lies in the province. The chemical, machine-building, and food-processing industries are well developed. Dairy farming is also important, especially in the Salland region, which includes the cities of Zwolle and Deventer.

Overijssel

a province of the E Netherlands: generally low-lying. Capital: Zwolle. Pop.: 1 101 000 (2003 est.). Area: 3929 sq. km (1517 sq. miles)
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Sweden-based Scania is installing the Netherlands' largest solar roof at its production unit in Zwolle, Overijssel.
Even the republic's commercially and organizationally precocious economy needed other societies to buy Dutch goods and services, and this need estranged booming, culturally dynamic, maritime provinces such as Holland from their stagnant, landward cousins Gelderland, Overijssel, and Utrecht, whose staid social orders and "traditional beliefs" restrained socioeconomic mobility and religious tolerance.
On 28 January 2007, during 11:00-18:30, we performed the experiment in an old brick kiln in Windesheim, Overijssel Province, the Netherlands (Fig.
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Jos Oegema of Deventer Public Library spoke on a successful marketing strategy developed in the Overijssel province, and Ian Borthwick gave an account of his experiences with a new approach of collection management in Haarlem City Library.
Funding/Support: This material was based on work supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (EZ), Overijssel, and Gelderland, the Netherlands (grant 1-15160).
Ootmarsum, Overijssel province, Holland: On Easter, young men chant of Jews culpable for Jesus's death as they walk in a procession through their village.
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Table 1 Labor market regions in the Netherlands West Brabant Noord Limburg Oost Zuid Holland Utrecht Midden Brabant Midden Limburg Zuid Oost Zuid Gelderland Holland Noord Oost Zuid Limburg Noord Holland Noord Overijssel Brabant Noord Zuid Oost Zeeland Zuidelijk Noord Zuidwest Drenthe Brabant Holland Flevoland Noord Drenthe Zuid Oost Drenthe Zuid West Drenthe Noord Friesland Zuid Oost Zuid West Noord Groningen Friesland Friesland Oost Groningen Centraal Groningen
Paises Bajos Paises Bajos 10,244% 1001 Groninga 11,740% 1002 Frisia 10,485% 1003 Drente 7,169% 1004 Overijssel 12,910% 1005 Gueldres 10,454% 1006 Flevoland 8,225% 1007 Utrecht 12,393% 1008 Holanda Septentrional 8,972% 1009 Holanda Meridional 10,375% 1010 Zelanda 8,475% 1011 Brabante Septentrional 10,604% 1012 Limburgo 9,537% 11.
29) 'Het HEEMAF-verkeersein' (The HEEMAF traffic lights), HEEMAF archives, traffic lights, Archives of the county of Overijssel, Zwolle, file No.