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Coat of arms of Retranchement
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°20′52″N 3°23′5″E / 51.34778°N 3.38472°E / 51.34778; 3.38472
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Sluis
Population (1 January 2009) 415

Retranchement is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is located on the Belgian border, about 9 km northwest of Oostburg, in the municipality of Sluis.

Retranchement was a separate municipality until 1970, when it was merged with Sluis.[1]


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 51°21′N 3°23′E / 51.350°N 3.383°E / 51.350; 3.383