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The Zuidplaspolder in Moordrecht
1850 map of the Zuidplaspolder

The Zuidplaspolder is a polder in the western Netherlands, located northeast of Rotterdam.[1] It reaches a depth of 6.76 metres (22.2 ft) below average sea level. This makes it, along with Lammefjord in Denmark, the lowest point of Western Europe and the European Union.

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  1. ^ "Geschiedenis van Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel". Erfgoedhuis Zuid-Holland.

Coordinates: 52°01′12″N 4°36′53″E / 52.02°N 4.614722°E / 52.02; 4.614722