province of the central Netherlands: 554 sq mi (1,435 sq km); pop. 1,063,000
its capital: pop. 234,000
See Utrecht in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of central Netherlands south-southeast of Amsterdam. Dating to pre-Roman times, it was an important textile and commercial center during the Middle Ages. The Treaty of Utrecht ended the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713). Population: 288,000.