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|Area||970 km2 (370 sq mi)|
Unlike other major polders such as Noordoostpolder and the Wieringermeer, the Flevopolder is completely surrounded by bordering lakes, the Veluwemeer, Ketelmeer, and Gooimeer. Therefore, it can be considered as a large island; it is the largest artificial island reclaimed on water in the world.
The name refers to the ancient lake Flevo.
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