Zuid-Holland, also spelled Zuidholland, English South Holland, provincie, western Netherlands, bordering the North Sea and adjoining the provincies of Noord-Holland (north), Utrecht and Gelderland (east), and Noord-Brabant and Zeeland (south).
What is considered South Holland?
It borders North Holland to the north, Utrecht and Gelderland to the east, and North Brabant and Zeeland to the south. The provincial capital is the Dutch seat of government The Hague, while its largest city is Rotterdam....South Holland.South Holland Zuid-HollandWebsitewww.zuid-holland.nl28 more rows
How did South Holland get its name?
The name Holland first appeared in sources for the region around Haarlem, and by 1064 was being used as the name of the entire county. By the early twelfth century, the inhabitants of Holland were called Hollandi in a Latin text. Holland is derived from the Old Dutch term holtlant (wood-land).
Is Amsterdam in South or North Holland?
North Holland (in Dutch Noord-Holland) is a part of the Dutch mainland with the islands of Texel and Noorderhaaks, of the Frisian archipelago. Amsterdam is the biggest town of North Holland, but Haarlem is the province capital.
Which region is Rotterdam in?
South Holland listen)) is the second largest city and municipality in the Netherlands. It is in the province of South Holland, at the mouth of the Nieuwe Maas channel leading into the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta at the North Sea....RotterdamCountryNetherlandsProvinceSouth HollandDistrictsshow FourteenGovernment28 more rows
Is South Holland a dry town?
South Holland is a “dry” town. There are no bars, and no liquor is sold within Village limits.
What is the racial makeup of South Holland Illinois?
The ethnic and racial makeup of the population was 18.3% non-Hispanic white, 73.8% non-Hispanic African-American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% non-Hispanics reporting some other race, 1.5% reporting two or more races and 5.8% Hispanic or Latino.
Is South Holland safe?
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in South Holland is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, South Holland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, South Holland has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the states cities and towns of all sizes.