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  CurrencyEuro
  
  
  
  Culinary specialities Haring (pickled herrings), Pea soup, Stamppot (mashed potatoes, vegetables and smoked sausage)
  
  Famous PeoplePope Adrian VI (1459-1523)
  
  Historical factIn the 8th century Utrecht was the most influential seat of power in the Roman Catholic Church.
  
  
  
  Average temperaturesWinter 6C / Summer 15C