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Index South Holland

South Holland (Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands with a population of just over 3.6 million as of 2015 and a population density of about, making it the country's most populous province and one of the world's most densely populated areas. [1]

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Ackerdijkse Plassen

Ackerdijkse Plassen is a nature reserve in Oude Leede, a village in the municipality of Pijnacker-Nootdorp, (south of Delft and west of Berkel en Rodenrijs).

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Albaniana (Roman fort)

Albaniana was the name of a Roman fort (castellum) in modern-day Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands.

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Alblasserdam

Alblasserdam is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Alblasserwaard

The Alblasserwaard is a polder in the province South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Albrandswaard

Albrandswaard is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn (English: Alphen upon Rhine or Alphen on the Rhine) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht.

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Animal husbandry

Animal husbandry is the branch of agriculture concerned with animals that are raised for meat, fibre, milk, eggs, or other products.

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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek FRS (24 October 1632 – 26 August 1723) was a Dutch businessman and scientist in the Golden Age of Dutch science and technology.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Atlantic Wall

The Atlantic Wall (Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944 along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom during World War II.

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Barendrecht

Barendrecht is a town and lordship in the Netherlands, located as a suburb of Rotterdam in the province of South Holland.

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Baruch Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza (born Benedito de Espinosa,; 24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin.

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Batavian Republic

The Batavian Republic (Bataafse Republiek; République Batave) was the successor of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands.

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Binnenhof

The Binnenhof (Inner Court) is a complex of buildings in the city centre of The Hague, Netherlands, next to the Hofvijver.

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Binnenmaas

Binnenmaas is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Bird reserve

A bird reserve (also called ornithological reserve) is a wildlife refuge designed to protect bird species.

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Bodegraven-Reeuwijk

Bodegraven-Reeuwijk is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland with a population of in.

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Bouches-de-la-Meuse

Bouches-de-la-Meuse ("Mouths of the Meuse";, Monden van de Maas) was a department of the First French Empire in the present-day Netherlands.

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Brielle

Brielle, also called Den Briel (Brill in English) is a town, municipality and historic seaport in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, on the north side of the island of Voorne-Putten, at the mouth of the New Maas.

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Burgundy

Burgundy (Bourgogne) is a historical territory and a former administrative region of France.

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Capelle aan den IJssel

Capelle aan den IJssel is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Capture of Brielle

The Capture of Brielle by the Watergeuzen, on 1 April 1572 marked a turning point in the uprising of the Low Countries against Spain in the Eighty Years' War.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens (Hugenius; 14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution.

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Christian Democratic Appeal

The Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl,; CDA) is a Christian-democratic political party in the Netherlands.

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Commercial fishing

Commercial fishing is the activity of catching fish and other seafood for commercial profit, mostly from wild fisheries.

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County of Holland

The County of Holland was a State of the Holy Roman Empire and from 1432 part of the Burgundian Netherlands, from 1482 part of the Habsburg Netherlands and from 1648 onward, Holland was the leading province of the Dutch Republic, of which it remained a part until the Batavian Revolution in 1795.

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Cromstrijen

Cromstrijen (Cromstrien in local dialect) is a municipality on the Hoeksche Waard Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Dagobert I

Dagobert I (Dagobertus; 603/605 – 19 January 639 AD) was the king of Austrasia (623–634), king of all the Franks (629–634), and king of Neustria and Burgundy (629–639).

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Dairy

A dairy is a business enterprise established for the harvesting or processing (or both) of animal milk – mostly from cows or goats, but also from buffaloes, sheep, horses, or camels – for human consumption.

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De Biesbosch

De Biesbosch ('forest of sedges' or 'rushwoods') National Park, is one of the largest national parks of the Netherlands and one of the last extensive areas of freshwater tidal wetlands in Northwestern Europe.

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Delft

Delft is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Delftse Hout

Delftse Hout is a district (Dutch: stadsdeel) in the northwest of Delft, a city in the Dutch province South-Holland (Dutch: Zuid-Holland).

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Delta Works

The Delta Works (Deltawerken) is a series of construction projects in the southwest of the Netherlands to protect a large area of land around the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta from the sea.

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Dirk I, Count of Holland

Dirk I (Frisian Durk I or Diderik, Latin Theoderic or Thidericus Fresonie, German Dietrich) was Count of Holland, thought to have been in office from c. 896 to c. 928 or 939.

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Dordrecht

Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.

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Drechtsteden

The Drechtsteden (Dutch for "Drecht cities") are a number of towns and cities bordering each other in the delta area of the rivers Oude Maas, Noord, and Beneden-Merwede in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Duin- en Bollenstreek

The Duin- en Bollenstreek (Dutch for "Dune and Bulb Region") is a region in the western Netherlands, that features coastal dunes and the cultivation of flower bulbs.

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Dutch Golden Age

The Dutch Golden Age (Gouden Eeuw) was a period in the history of the Netherlands, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world.

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Dutch Republic

The Dutch Republic was a republic that existed from the formal creation of a confederacy in 1581 by several Dutch provinces (which earlier seceded from the Spanish rule) until the Batavian Revolution in 1795.

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East Francia

East Francia (Latin: Francia orientalis) or the Kingdom of the East Franks (regnum Francorum orientalium) was a precursor of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Eighty Years' War

The Eighty Years' War (Tachtigjarige Oorlog; Guerra de los Ochenta Años) or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648) was a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands.

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Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 1466Gleason, John B. "The Birth Dates of John Colet and Erasmus of Rotterdam: Fresh Documentary Evidence," Renaissance Quarterly, The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Renaissance Society of America, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Spring, 1979), pp. 73–76; – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam,Erasmus was his baptismal name, given after St. Erasmus of Formiae.

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First French Empire

The First French Empire (Empire Français) was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.

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Floris V, Count of Holland

Floris V (24 June 1254 – 27 June 1296) reigned as Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1256 until 1296.

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Flower bulb cultivation in the Netherlands

Flower bulb cultivation is an economic activity in the provinces of North Holland, South Holland and Flevoland.

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Forum Hadriani

Forum Hadriani, in the modern town of Voorburg, was the northern-most Roman city on the European continent and the second oldest city of the Netherlands.

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Francia

Francia, also called the Kingdom of the Franks (Regnum Francorum), or Frankish Empire was the largest post-Roman Barbarian kingdom in Western Europe.

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French period

In Northern European historiography, the term French period (Période française, Franzosenzeit, Franse tijd) refers to the period between 1794 and 1815 during which most of Northern Europe was controlled by Republican or Napoleonic France.

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Frisian Kingdom

The Frisian Kingdom (West Frisian Fryske Keninkryk), also known as Magna Frisia, is a modern name for the Frisian realm in the period when it was at its largest (650-734).

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Gelderland

Gelderland (also Guelders in English) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country.

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German bombing of Rotterdam

The German bombing of Rotterdam, also known as the Rotterdam Blitz, was the aerial bombardment of Rotterdam by the Luftwaffe on 14 May 1940, during the German invasion of the Netherlands in World War II.

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Germania Inferior

Germania Inferior ("Lower Germany") was a Roman province located on the west bank of the Rhine.

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Gerolf of Holland

Gerolf or Gerulf (c. 850 – 895/896) was the second count of this name who is attested in the area of Friesland (which also included Holland at the time).

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Giessenlanden

Giessenlanden is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Goeree-Overflakkee

Goeree-Overflakkee is the southernmost delta island of the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Gorinchem

Gorinchem, also called Gorkum, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Gouda, South Holland

Gouda is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands with a population of 72,338.

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Gouwe

Gouwe is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland.

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Gouwestreek

The Gouwestreek (a Dutch word meaning the "Gouwe area") is the area around Gouda in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Groene Hart

The Groene Hart (Green Heart) is a relatively thinly populated area in the Dutch Randstad.

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Haaglanden

Haaglanden (literally Haguelands) is the conurbation surrounding The Hague in the Netherlands.

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Hardinxveld-Giessendam

Hardinxveld-Giessendam is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Hellevoetsluis

Hellevoetsluis (population: in) is a small city and municipality on Voorne-Putten Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht

Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht (population: in) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands.

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Hillegom

Hillegom is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Hoeksche Waard

The Hoekse Waard (pre-1947 spelling: Hoeksche Waard) is an island between the Oude Maas, Dordtsche Kil, Hollands Diep, Haringvliet and Spui rivers in the province of Zuid Holland in the Netherlands.

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Holland

Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands.

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Hook and Cod wars

The Hook and Cod wars (Hoekse en Kabeljauwse twisten) comprise a series of wars and battles in the County of Holland between 1350 and 1490.

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Hook of Holland

The Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland) is a town in the southwestern corner of Holland (hence the name; hoek means "corner"), at the mouth of the New Waterway shipping canal into the North Sea.

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IJsselmonde (island)

IJsselmonde is a river island between the Nieuwe Maas, Noord and Oude Maas branches rivers of the Rhine-Meuse delta in the Dutch province of South Holland.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Jaap Smit

Jaap Smit (born 8 March 1957) is a Dutch preacher, manager and since 1 January 2014 the King's Commissioner of South Holland.

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Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut

Jacqueline (Jacoba van Beieren; Jacqueline de Bavière; 15 July 1401 – 8 October 1436), was a Duchess of Bavaria-Straubing, Countess of Holland and Zeeland and Countess of Hainaut from 1417 to 1433.

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Jan Steen

Jan Havickszoon Steen (c. 1626 – buried 3 February 1679) was a Dutch genre painter of the 17th century (also known as the Dutch Golden Age).

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Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer (October 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life.

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John III, Duke of Bavaria

John III the Pitiless, Duke of Bavaria-Straubing (1374–1425), of the House of Wittelsbach, was first bishop of Liège 1389–1418 and then duke of Bavaria-Straubing and count of Holland and Hainaut 1418–1425.

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Kaag en Braassem

Kaag en Braassem is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Kagerplassen

The Kagerplassen (a Dutch term meaning "the Kaag Lakes") is a small lake system in South Holland located to the northeast of Leiden.

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Katwijk

Katwijk is a coastal municipality and town in the province of South Holland, which is situated in the mid-western part of the Netherlands.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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King's Commissioner

The King’s Commissioner (Commissaris van de Koning, abbreviated to CvdK) is the head of a province in the Netherlands.

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Korendijk

Korendijk listen (population: in) is a municipality on the Hoeksche Waard Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Krimpen aan den IJssel

Krimpen aan den IJssel is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Krimpenerwaard

Krimpenerwaard is a municipality of the Netherlands.

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Lansingerland

Lansingerland is the name for the new municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Leerdam

Leerdam (population: in) is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Leiden

Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Leiderdorp

Leiderdorp is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland near the city of Leiden.

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Leidschendam-Voorburg

Leidschendam-Voorburg is a municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.

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Lisse

Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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List of cities, towns and villages in South Holland

This is a list of settlements in the province of South Holland, in the Netherlands.

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List of municipalities of the Netherlands

As of January 2018, there are 380 municipalities (Dutch: gemeenten) and 3 public bodies (openbare lichamen), also referred to as special municipalities (bijzondere gemeenten), in the Netherlands.

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Maasland

Maasland (population: 6,844) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Maassluis

Maassluis is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Maeslantkering

The Maeslantkering is a storm surge barrier on the Nieuwe Waterweg, Netherlands controlled by a supercomputer.

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Matilo

Matilo or Matilone was once a Roman fort (castellum) in modern-day Leiden.

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Meuse

The Meuse (la Meuse; Walloon: Moûze) or Maas (Maas; Maos or Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea.

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Microbiology

Microbiology (from Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "small"; βίος, bios, "life"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of microorganisms, those being unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acellular (lacking cells).

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Microscope

A microscope (from the μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye.

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Midden-Delfland

Midden-Delfland is a municipality (gemeente) in the Westland region in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Molenwaard

Molenwaard is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the southeastern part of the province of South Holland, and the northwestern part of the region of Alblasserwaard.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Nieuwe Waterweg

The Nieuwe Waterweg ("New Waterway") is a ship canal in the Netherlands from het Scheur (a branch of the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta) west of the town of Maassluis to the North Sea at Hook of Holland: the Maasmond, where the Nieuwe Waterweg connects to the Maasgeul.

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Nieuwkoop

Nieuwkoop is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Nissewaard

Nissewaard is a municipality in the Netherlands, located on the island of Voorne-Putten, in the south of the province of South Holland.

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Noordwijk

Noordwijk is a town and municipality in the west of the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Noordwijkerhout

Noordwijkerhout is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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North Brabant

North Brabant (Noord-Brabant), also unofficially called Brabant, is a province in the south of the Netherlands.

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North Holland

North Holland (Noord-Holland, West Frisian Dutch: Noard-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands located in the northwestern part of the country.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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North Sea flood of 1953

The 1953 North Sea flood was a major flood caused by a heavy storm that occurred on the night of Saturday, 31 January 1953 and morning of Sunday, 1 February 1953.

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Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

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Oegstgeest

Oegstgeest is a town and municipality in the province of South Holland in the western Netherlands.

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Oud-Beijerland

Oud-Beijerland is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Oude Rijn (Utrecht and South Holland)

The Oude Rijn (Old Rhine) is a branch of the Rhine delta in the Dutch provinces of Utrecht and South Holland.

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Oudewater

Oudewater is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands.

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Papendrecht

Papendrecht is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, at the crossing of the River Beneden Merwede and the Noord River.

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Pepin of Herstal

Pepin II (c. 635 – 16 December 714), commonly known as Pepin of Herstal, was a Frankish statesman and military leader who de facto ruled Francia as the Mayor of the Palace from 680 until his death.

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Pernis, Netherlands

Pernis in 1865. Pernis is a neighborhood and submunicipality (since 3 March 2010) of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Petrochemical

Petrochemicals (also known as petroleum distillates) are chemical products derived from petroleum.

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Philip the Good

Philip the Good (Philippe le Bon, Filips de Goede; 31 July 1396 – 15 June 1467) was Duke of Burgundy as Philip III from 1419 until his death.

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Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle (18 November 1647 – 28 December 1706) was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary, published beginning in 1697.

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Pijnacker-Nootdorp

Pijnacker-Nootdorp (population: in) is a suburban municipality in the Randstad conurbation in the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Polder

A polder is a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes that form an artificial hydrological entity, meaning it has no connection with outside water other than through manually operated devices.

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Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Praetorium Agrippinae

Praetorium Agrippinae was a Roman settlement in the province of Lower Germania, in the area of the Cananefates, located in modern-day Valkenburg, Netherlands.

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Provinces of the Netherlands

There are currently twelve provinces of the Netherlands, representing the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities, with responsibility for matters of subnational or regional importance.

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Provincial politics in the Netherlands

The Politics of the Dutch provinces takes places within the framework of the politics of the Netherlands.

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Randstad

The Randstad is a megalopolis in the central-western Netherlands consisting primarily of the four largest Dutch cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht) and their surrounding areas.

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Rembrandt

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta

The Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta or Helinium is a river delta in the Netherlands formed by the confluence of the Rhine, the Meuse and the Scheldt rivers.

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Ridderkerk

Ridderkerk is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Ridderzaal

The Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) is the main building of the 13th century Binnenhof in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Rijnland

The name Rijnland (alternative historical spellings: Rhijnland, Rhynland, Rynland; Latin Rhenolandia) means "Rhineland" in Dutch.

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Rijnmond

Rijnmond (literally Rhine Mouth, Mouth of the Rhine, Rhine Estuary) is the conurbation surrounding the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

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Rijnsburg

Rijnsburg (population: 14,941 in 2004) is a community in the eastern part of the town of Katwijk, in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Rijnstreek

The Rijnstreek (literally, the "Rhine Region") is a small region in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Rijswijk

Rijswijk (formerly known as Ryswick in English) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Roman province

In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin: provincia, pl. provinciae) was the basic and, until the Tetrarchy (from 293 AD), the largest territorial and administrative unit of the empire's territorial possessions outside Italy.

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Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.

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Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Rotterdam The Hague Airport (formerly Rotterdam Airport, Vliegveld Zestienhoven in Dutch), located north northwest of Rotterdam, is the Netherlands' third largest airport.

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Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Dutch: Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut or KNMI) is the Dutch national weather forecasting service, which has its headquarters in De Bilt, in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Rozenburg

Rozenburg is a town and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Rozenburg (island)

Rozenburg is an island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Scheldt

The Scheldt (l'Escaut, Escô, Schelde) is a long river in northern France, western Belgium and the southwestern part of the Netherlands.

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Schiedam

Schiedam is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Siege of Leiden

The Siege of Leiden occurred during the Eighty Years' War and the Anglo–Spanish War in 1573 and 1574, when the Spanish under Francisco de Valdez attempted to capture the rebellious city of Leiden, South Holland, the Netherlands.

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Sliedrecht

Sliedrecht listen (population: in) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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States General of the Netherlands

The States General of the Netherlands (Staten-Generaal) is the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands consisting of the Senate (Eerste Kamer) and the House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer).

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States of Holland and West Friesland

The States of Holland and West Frisia (Staten van Holland en West-Friesland) were the representation of the two Estates (standen) (Nobility and Commons) to the court of the Count of Holland.

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Statistics Netherlands

Statistics Netherlands, founded in 1899, is a Dutch governmental institution that gathers statistical information about the Netherlands.

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Strijen

Strijen is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Teylingen

Teylingen is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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The Gorzen

The Gorzen is a nature park in the Dutch province of South Holland, located on the eastside of Ridderkerk, between the New Veer and the New harbor.

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The Hague

The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.

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Tiengemeten

Tiengemeten is an island in the Dutch province of South Holland.

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Treaty of Verdun

The Treaty of Verdun, signed in August 843, was the first of the treaties that divided the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms among the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, who was the son of Charlemagne.

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Utrecht (province)

Utrecht is a province of the Netherlands.

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Valkenburg, South Holland

Valkenburg is a village and former municipality in the province of South Holland, in the western Netherlands.

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Vianen

Vianen is a municipality and a city in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht.

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Vijfheerenlanden

Vijfheerenlanden, literally "land with five Lords" is an area in the provinces of South Holland and (since 2002) Utrecht in the Netherlands.

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Vlaardingen

Vlaardingen is a city in South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Voorburg

Voorburg is a Dutch town and former municipality in the west part of the province of South Holland, the Netherlands.

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Voorne-Putten

Voorne-Putten is an island between the North Sea, the Brielse meer and the rivers Oude Maas, Spui and Haringvliet in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Voorschoten

Voorschoten (population: in) is a village and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Waalsdorpervlakte

The Waalsdorpervlakte is an open place in the dune area "Meijendel" (The Hague, the Netherlands), where over 250 members of the Dutch resistance were killed by the Germans during World War II.

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Waddinxveen

Waddinxveen is a town and municipality along the Gouwe river in the western Netherlands in the province of South Holland near Gouda.

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Wassenaar

Wassenaar (population: in) is a municipality and town located in the province of South Holland, on the western coast of the Netherlands.

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Westland (municipality), Netherlands

Westland is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Westland (region), Netherlands

Westland is a region of the Netherlands and lies in the western part of the Province of South Holland.

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Westvoorne

Westvoorne is a municipality on the island Voorne-Putten in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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William II of Holland

William II (February 1227 – 28 January 1256) was a Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1234 until his death.

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William II, Count of Hainaut

William II, Count of Hainaut (1307 – 26 September 1345) was William IV of Avesnes, William IV of Holland and William III of Zeeland from 1337 to his death, succeeding his father, William I. He married Joanna, Duchess of Brabant and Limburg in 1334, but had no issue.

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William the Silent

William I, Prince of Orange (24 April 1533 – 10 July 1584), also widely known as William the Silent or William the Taciturn (translated from Willem de Zwijger), or more commonly known as William of Orange (Willem van Oranje), was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648) and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1581.

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Willibrord

Willibrord (658 – 7 November AD 739) was a Northumbrian missionary saint, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands.

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Woerden

Woerden is a city and a municipality in the central Netherlands.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zederik

Zederik is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Zeeland

Zeeland (Zeelandic: Zeêland, historical English exonym Zealand) is the westernmost and least populous province of the Netherlands.

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Zoetermeer

Zoetermeer is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Zoeterwoude

Zoeterwoude is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

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Zoeterwoude-Rijndijk

Zoeterwoude-Rijndijk is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland.

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Zuid-Holland Oost

Zuid-Holland Oost (literally East South Holland) is an official region of the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Zuid-Holland West

Zuid-Holland West (literally West South Holland) is an official region of the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Zuid-Holland Zuid

Zuid-Holland Zuid (literally South South Holland) is an official region of the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.

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Zuidplas

Zuidplas, Gemeente Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.

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Zuidvleugel

Zuidvleugel (literally "south wing") is the band of cities and towns located along the southern wing of the Randstad in the Netherlands.

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Zwijndrecht, Netherlands

Zwijndrecht is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Holland

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