Rijssen-Holten

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Rijssen-Holten
Riesn-Hooltn
Municipality
Holten, on the Smidsbelt.jpg
Coat of arms of Rijssen-Holten
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 52°18′N 6°31′E / 52.300°N 6.517°E / 52.300; 6.517
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
RegionSalland, Twente
Established2003
SeatRijssen
Area
 • Total94.38 km2 (36.44 sq mi)
 • Land94.13 km2 (36.34 sq mi)
 • Water0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total38,300
 • Density407/km2 (1,050/sq mi)
Websitewww.rijssen-holten.nl

Rijssen-Holten is a municipality in the province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. About 38,000 people were living there in 2021.

It was created from the former municipalities of Holten and Rijssen on 1 January 2001. The new municipality was called Rijssen but renamed in Rijssen-Holten in 2003.

Rijssen-Holten lies partially in Salland region (Holten area) and partially in Twente region (Rijssen area). Administratively the municipality belongs to Twente region. It borders Achterhoek region.

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