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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Zutphen is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands on the right bank of the IJssel at the influx of the Berkel and a junction station 29 kilometers by rail. The total area is of 42.26 square kilometers, land is of 40.47 square kilometers. As per 2005 census the total population is of 46,164 and population density is of 1,141 square kilometers.

Zutphen is the 9th oldest city of the country. It received city rights in 1190-1196. It is older than most of the major cities, such as Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague. This explains its important position in the juridical system.

It enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited places. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times.

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