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Staverden Castle
Coordinates: 52°17′11″N 5°44′17″E / 52.28639°N 5.73806°E / 52.28639; 5.73806
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Ermelo
Population (2016[1]) 30
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)

Staverden is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is located in the municipality of Ermelo, about 5 kilometres east of Ermelo.[2] It received city rights in 1298. With 30 inhabitants,[3] it is today the smallest place with that traditional title in the Netherlands. It's also officially the smallest city in the Benelux region.[4]


Media related to Staverden at Wikimedia Commons

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  2. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
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Coordinates: 52°17′N 5°44′E / 52.283°N 5.733°E / 52.283; 5.733