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Velp is a Dutch village located East to Arnhem within the municipality of Rheden, located between Arnhem, Rozendaal, and the town of Rheden. The population is 17,669 (2005). The town of Velp covers an area of approximately 11.01 square kilometres (4.25 sq mi).

Velp
360° Panorama, Main Street, Velp, The Netherlands.
360° Panorama, Main Street, Velp, The Netherlands.
Coordinates: 51°59′41″N 5°58′33″E / 51.99472°N 5.97583°E / 51.99472; 5.97583Coordinates: 51°59′41″N 5°58′33″E / 51.99472°N 5.97583°E / 51.99472; 5.97583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityRheden
Population
 (2007)
circa 17,563
Dialling code026
Major roadsA12

Velp was a separate municipality between 1812 and 1818, when it was merged with Rheden. The municipality also covered the village Rozendaal.[1]

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  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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