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Echt, Limburg

"echt" is also the Dutch and German word for "real".
(Dutch) Echt
(Limburgish) Ech

Coat of arms
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Echt-Susteren
 • Total 75.13 km2 (29.01 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)
 • Total 7,757
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Echt (Limburgish: Ech) is a city in the Dutch municipality of Echt-Susteren, located in the province of Limburg, Netherlands. It used to be a municipality by itself until it merged with the municipality of Susteren, an event that took place on January 1, 2003.

The former municipality of Echt had about 19.300 inhabitants and had an area of about 75,13 square-km.




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Coordinates: 51°06′N 5°53′E / 51.100°N 5.883°E / 51.100; 5.883

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