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  1. Amersfoort is a municipality and the second largest city of the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands. The city is growing quickly but has a well-preserved and protected medieval centre. Amersfoort is one of the largest railway junctions in the country, because of its location on two of the Netherlands' main east-west and north-south rail lines. The city celebrated its 750th birthday in 2009.
  2. Amersfoort is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. The town was established in 1888 around a Dutch Reformed Church which was built in 1876. Lying at 1,664m above sea level in the upper reached of the Vaal river basin on the banks of the Schulpspruit, the area was first settled in 1876 when two farmers of the area donated land to the church, where Rev. Frans Lion Cachet proceeded to build a Dutch Reformed church. The new village was named after the hometown of the Dutch farmers. When the area became too small for the growing village, more land was purchased from one of the original donors and the town was proclaimed in 1888. The bridge over the Vaal River was built in 1896 and is a national monument. The township of eZamokuhle lies adjacent to the town and contributes greatly to its economy.

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Google previewGeographical Reader for the Transvaal (1905)

Amersfoort is a village on the Schulspruit, some 5,600 feet above the sea-level, and lies on the main road between Yolksrust and Ermelo.

Google previewNational Civic Review (1916)

Address: Amersfoort, Neth. Reclamecomissie der gemeente. Kamer No. 10, stadhuis. Gratis. Amersfoort is a community of 23,620 souls accord-ing to the last census. The little booklet listed here is a most attractive example of booster literature.

Google previewThe Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being (2015)

Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant

Amersfoort is an ancient town to the north ...

Google previewFodor's Europe (2003)

by Fodor's, Paul Eisenberg

Amersfoort is an optional ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

The Amersfoort site has been used as the type locality for the Eemian Stage ( Zagwijn, 1961) for northwest Europe, but because the sequence was condensed, a more complete sedimentary record at Amsterdam terminal has been chosen as ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

AMERSFOORT—AMES.' Columbus in the last years of the great mlmir:i1'slife. How America came to receive its name from him is not quite clear; but it is certain, from Humboldt's investigation, that A. himself had nothing to do with it. The name ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

AMERSFOORT, a town of Holland, in the province of Utrecht, situated 12 miles EN.E of the city of that name, on the Eem, which here is navigable. It contains a town- bouse, several churches — Protestant and Roman Catholic — a court of ...

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (2005)

by Philip Sheldrake

However, even in the fourteenth century, there was also a focus around Amersfoort, Utrecht and Delft, with Willem Clinckaert as the leading figure. Here there soon arose a preference for the Rule of the Franciscan Third Order, leading to a third ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

AMERSFOORT, a town of Holland, in the province of Utrecht, situated 12 miles E.N.E. of the city of that name, on the Eem, which here is navigable. It contains a townhouse, several churches—Protestant and Roman Catholic ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

AME1UG0 VESPUCCI— AMERSFOORT. -•: '□ '□ □□: •.: as □ n at : in the Middle States. The well-known phrase go a-htad is a coinage of the West ; it is sufficiently expressive of the leading characteristic of the American people, Posted-up ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

AMERSFOORT, a town of Holland, in the province of Utrecht, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust: Seredina-Buda-Z (2001)

by Shmuel Spector, Geoffrey Wigoder

A building for a synagogue was purchased in 1 796, and from 1814, when the Kingdom of Holland was established, the community flourished (although the chief rabbinate was then transferred to Amersfoort).

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