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The Zuidplaspolder in Moordrecht
1850 map of the Zuidplaspolder

The Zuidplaspolder is a polder in the western Netherlands, located northeast of Rotterdam.[1] It reaches a depth of 6.76 metres (22.2 ft) below average sea level. This makes it, along with Lammefjord in Denmark, the lowest point of Western Europe and the European Union.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Geschiedenis van Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel". Erfgoedhuis Zuid-Holland.

Coordinates: 52°01′12″N 4°36′53″E / 52.02°N 4.614722°E / 52.02; 4.614722