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Province of Utrecht (U)

Click on any of the following links to find out more about churches in cities and villages in Utrecht:

Links in bold refer to pages showing a selection of churches in specific towns, villages or municipalities (these are marked "mun."), all others refer directly to descriptions of a single church in the mentioned location. For an overview of all churches in Utrecht that are described in more detail on Archimon see the pictorial index.

Achterveld
Amerongen
Amersfoort
Breukelen
Bunnik (mun.)
Doorn
Eemnes 
Houten (mun.)
Ijsselstein
Lopik
Maarssen
Nieuwegein
Odijk see Bunnik
Oudewater
Renswoude
Rhenen
Schalkwijk 
Utrecht

Vianen
Vinkeveen
Vreeland
Woerden
Zeist

Most central and smallest of the Netherlands' provinces. The current province is the former heartland of the medieval diocese of Utrecht, also known as Het Sticht, which covered most of the country north of the river Waal. In the 12th century the county of Gelre managed to capture the Veluwe, after which Het Sticht fell apart in two seperate areas, Nedersticht and Oversticht. In 1527 temporal power was handed over to emperor Charles V, leaving the bishop with religious power only. Oversticht became a seperate province, later known as Overijssel. The heartland of the diocese became the province of Utrecht. Apart from several small changes, the province still covers the same territory. The largest cities are Utrecht and Amersfoort. Population is part protestant, part catholic.

 
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