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The Dutch province of South Holland is home to Den Haag (The Hague), the heart of the government—although the official capital is Amsterdam—and seat of the International Court of Justice of the United Nations (UN).

In the sub-region of Rijnmond, literally meaning “Rhine mouth” where the Rhine River flows into the North Sea, the modern metropolis of Rotterdam holds the 2nd largest port in the world.

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Cities and Region


modern architecture, restaurants, nightlife, large port

Den Haag (The Hague)

Scheveningen beaches, government headquarters, royal palace


Delftware pottery


Lisse and Keukenhof flower garden, bulb fields


Kinderdijk windmill network, polder area (land reclaimed from the sea and lakes)


cheese market, lakes and water sports

South Holland

Historic towns and islands for water sports, cycling, and hiking


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