Overijssel

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Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country.

Geography

The capital city is Zwolle. Other major cities include Almelo, Deventer, Enschede and Hengelo. There are three regions in Overijssel: de Kop van Overijssel (in the north), Salland (in the center), and Twente (in the east).

Overijssel is bordered by the IJssel lake, the IJssel river and the hills of the Veluwe in the west, the former moors of Drenthe in the north, the German border in the east and the Achterhoek in the south.

The province's surface is mostly sandy, interspersed with small rivers and brooks, except in the northwest, where polders and lakes dominate.

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