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9 unique Dutch Hansa towns

While Amsterdam was still a village in the Middle Ages, the Hanseatic cities in the east of the Netherlands had already developed into powerful trading centres. Today, the nine Dutch Hanseatic cities along the IJssel and Lake Veluwe are once again working together. 

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