Category: South-Holland

10 January 2020 0 By beheerder

The Hague, royal city and government city

The Hague is the capital of the province of South Holland. It is also the city where the Dutch government is housed and where over the years also quite a few members of the Court of Orange were housed. It is the third largest municipality in the Netherlands after Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The Hague is the largest city on the North Sea and has a total of just under 11 kilometers of coastline.

31 December 2019 0 By beheerder

South Holland, the most built-up of all

South Holland is located on the south-west coast of the Netherlands and is the most built-up province in the country. With over 3.3 million inhabitants, this is the busiest and most densely populated province. Three-quarters of the county territory is cultivated. It is also the largest industrial area in the Netherlands with the extensive glasshouse horticulture of the Westland and the Rotterdam ports.