Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Netherlands - Flevoland - Lelystad

Images of Lelystad.

Sent by Esther from Lelystad, Netherlands.

Lelystad (Dutch: [ˈleːlistɑd]) is a municipality and a city in the centre of the Netherlands, and it is the capital of the province of Flevoland. The city, built on reclaimed land, was founded in 1967 and was named after Cornelis Lely, who engineered the Afsluitdijk, making the reclamation possible. Lelystad is approximately 3 m (9.8 ft) below sea level. (read further)

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