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North Holland

n
(Placename) a province of the NW Netherlands, on the peninsula between the North Sea and IJsselmeer: includes the West Frisian Island of Texel. Capital: Haarlem. Pop: 2 573 000 (2003 est). Area: 2663 sq km (1029 sq miles). Dutch name: Noordholland

North′ Hol′land


n.
a province in the W Netherlands. 2,352,888; 1163 sq. mi. (3010 sq. km). Cap.: Haarlem.
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It concerns the renewal (upgrading) and expansion of the arbitration system of the control room in haarlem, As well as the migration of that system to the north holland detention center and an agreement for service and maintenance.
Which round, red-coated cheese is named after a North Holland town?
nl, a residence where Amrabat's older brother Fauzi lives in Huizen, North Holland, was shot at.
SIBLING STARS: Ronald Koeman (left) and his older brother Erwin at Finch Farm on Friday TONY MCARDLE - EVERTON FC The Koemans were brought up in a footballing family in Zaandam, North Holland, the town that also produced Dutch international star of the 1970s Johnny Rep.
Newspaper articles, online sources, and a handful of books describe its origins as being in the Zaan district of North Holland in 1761.
Dutch electricity network administrator TenneT said a signi[euro]cant part of North Holland province, home to some 2.
The ANP news agency said the outage covered large parts of the province of North Holland, including the nearby broadcasting centre of Hilversum.
A major power outage hit large parts of Amsterdam and the surrounding province of North Holland on Friday, prompting the cancellation of all flights to and from the city's Schiphol airport.
Hospitals in the capital and the densely-populated North Holland province also changed to emergency power, news reports said.
The main HeineKen brewery is in the province of North Holland, he says, but there are 12 provinces - from Drenthe to Zeeland - in The Netherlands.
There's also a subsidence risk; in north Holland, gas extraction recently caused serious earthquakes that damaged houses and roads.
In 2008, the Dutch province of North Holland published a contract notice for the supply and management of coffee and tea dispensing machines that included a reference for these products to the private labels Max Havelaar (which promotes the marketing of fair trade products) and EKO (which certifies that the product is made up of at least 95% ingredients from organic agricultural production).

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