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|(in Dutch) Echt
(in Limburgish) Ech
|• Total||75.13 km2 (29.01 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2008)|
|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.
- Echt is near the A2 and A73 highways.
- Echt railway station is served by NS: Dutch Railways (Dutch: Nederlandse Spoorwegen)
- Echt has its own quay on the Juliana Canal.