Echt, Netherlands

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"echt" is also the Dutch and German word for "real".
(Dutch) Echt
(Limburgish) Ech
City
Flag of (Dutch) Echt  (Limburgish) Ech
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Coat of arms of (Dutch) Echt  (Limburgish) Ech
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Location of (Dutch) Echt  (Limburgish) Ech
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Limburg (Netherlands) Flag.png Limburg
Municipality Flag of Echt-Susteren.svg Echt-Susteren
Area(2006)
 • 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 in the province of Limburg, Netherlands. It was a municipality itself until it merged with the municipality of Susteren on January 1, 2003.

The municipality of Echt had about 19300 inhabitants and 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