Willemstad, North Brabant

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Willemstad is a city in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Moerdijk. Its population as of 2002 was 2,329.

Willemstad is a small historical town with well preserved fortifications. It lies on the Hollands Diep, close to the Haringvliet and Volkerak. It received city rights in 1585.

Willemstad was a separate municipality until 1997, when it became part of Zevenbergen, which changed name to Moerdijk in 1998.

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Willemstad seen from the air, the fortifications are clearly visible
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The port of Willemstad with the tower of the former city hall in the back

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