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Location address: Nederland, Gelderland, Zutphen
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Zutphen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzʏtfə(n)]) is a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. It lies some 30 km north-east of Arnhem, on the Eastern bank of the river IJssel at the point where it is joined by the Berkel. The name Zutphen (first mentioned in the eleventh century) appears to mean ‘zuid-veen’, or in English, south-fen.
In the chorus of the Church St.Walburgis of Zutphen, you can find the oldest library of the Netherlands. The church library was built in 1561 and is still available in its original housing.