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Betondorp

Betondorp is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was built in the 1920s as an experiment in building affordable housing with new, cheap building materials, chiefly concrete. The name translates as Concrete Village. The houses are built i ...

                                               

Binnenstad (Amsterdam)

Not to be confused with Binnenstad Maastricht. Binnenstad is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands located in the Centrum borough. It is divided between the Burgwallen Oude Zijde and Burgwallen Nieuwe Zijde areas.

                                               

Blaricum

Blaricum) is a municipality and village in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. It is part of the region of Gooiland and part of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. It is known for its many monumental farm buildings, local cafes and resta ...

                                               

Bloemendaal

Bloemendaal is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Bloemendaal is, together with Wassenaar, the wealthiest place in the Netherlands. In October 2015, after persistent problems with the local governance ...

                                               

Blokhuizen

Blokhuizen is a hamlet located in the municipality of Hollands Kroon in the Dutch province of North Holland. Blokhuizen is located just north of Zijdewind, formally it also falls under that place. The name already appeared in an exploit from 1660 ...

                                               

Blokker, Netherlands

Blokker consists of two parts: Westerblokker in the municipality of Hoorn, and Oosterblokker in Drechterland. Until 1979, Blokker was a separate municipality. The village was one of the locations of the only three concerts on Dutch soil by The Be ...

                                               

Boekel, North Holland

Boekel is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Castricum, and lies about 5 km south of Alkmaar. Until January 1, 2002, Boekel belonged to the municipality of Akersloot. It had a population of about ...

                                               

Bos en Lommer

Bos en Lommer is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. From 1990 to 2010 it was considered a district of the municipality of Amsterdam in the province of North Holland. As of May 1, 2010, it was merged into the new Amsterdam-West borough. Geo ...

                                               

Bovenkarspel

In March 1999 an outbreak of Legionnaires disease occurred during a flower exhibition in Bovenkarspel. Many people were hospitalized in Hoorn. 318 people became ill and at least 32 died. Probably more victims died and were buried before the legio ...

                                               

Breezand

Breezand is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Hollands Kroon, which is very well known for its flowerbulbs, and lies about 7 km southeast of Den Helder.

                                               

Buitenkaag

Buitenkaag is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies about 8 km northeast of Leiden. The name Buitenkaag refers to the town Kaag and the surrounding lake area, the Kagerplass ...

                                               

Buitenveldert

Buitenveldert is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is considered the modern Jewish quarter of Amsterdam with its Synagogue, Jewish schools, nursing homes, shops and restaurants.

                                               

De Baarsjes

De Baarsjes is a district in Amsterdam, Netherlands. From 1990 to 2010, De Baarsjes was a borough of Amsterdam, until it was merged into the new borough of Amsterdam-West. Built during the first half of the 20th century along a tram line that bro ...

                                               

De Koog

De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Texel, and lies about 17 km north of Den Helder. It is the chief centre of tourism on the island, surrounded with many hotels and campgrounds. The villa ...

                                               

De Stolpen

De Stolpen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is part of the municipality of Schagen, and is located about 3 km northwest of the village of Schagerbrug. In 2005, the municipal council of the former municipality of Zijpe decide ...

                                               

Den Burg

Den Burg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Texel on the island of the same name, and lies about 12 km north of Den Helder.

                                               

Den Hoorn, North Holland

Den Hoorn is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Texel, and lies about 9 km north of Den Helder. In 2001, the town of Den Hoorn had 443 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.15 km², and ...

                                               

Den Oever

Den Oever is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Hollands Kroon, and lies about 18 kilometres east of Den Helder.

                                               

Diamantbuurt (Amsterdam)

The Diamantbuurt is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It was built in the 1930s. It has streets named after precious stones: Diamantstraat, Robijnstraat, Saffierstraat, Smaragdstraat, Topaasstraat and Granaatstraat. These days the Dia ...

                                               

Drechterland

Drechterland is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The municipality was formed in 1979, in a merger of the former municipalities of Hoogkarspel, Westwoud and Oosterblokker. Its origi ...

                                               

Driehuis

Driehuis is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Velsen, and lies about 8 km north of Haarlem. The statistical area "Driehuis", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of ...

                                               

Driehuizen, Texel

Driehuizen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is located on the island of Texel, about 2 km southwest of the town of Den Burg. The name comes from the fact that from nowhere suddenly three houses were erected in the same time, ...

                                               

Durgerdam

Durgerdam is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Amsterdam, and lies about 7 km east of the city centre, along the dyke of the IJsselmeer. Durgerdam is a part of the deelgemeente sub-municipality ...

                                               

Edam-Volendam

Edam-Volendam is a municipality in the northwest Netherlands, in the province of North Holland, consisting of the towns of Edam and Volendam, whose centres lie just 3 km apart. Since 2016, the former municipality of Zeevang has been part of Edam- ...

                                               

Egmond (municipality)

Egmond is a former municipality in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. In 2001, it was merged with the municipalities of Schoorl and Bergen to form the municipality of Bergen. The three main villages in the former mun ...

                                               

Egmond-Binnen

Egmond-Binnen is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Bergen, and lies about 8 kilometres southwest of Alkmaar. Egmond-Binnen was a separate municipality until 1978, when it merged with Egmond aan ...

                                               

Frederik Hendrikbuurt

Frederik Hendrikbuurt is a neighbourhood in the West district of Amsterdam, Netherlands and is situated between the canals Singelgracht and Kostverlorenvaart. The neighbourhood, known locally by the moniker the "Fred", is centred on the Frederik ...

                                               

Gooise Meren

Gooise Meren") is a municipality in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. It has about 56.000 inhabitants and covers an area of about 77 km 2. Gooise Meren has existed since 2016. It is a merger of the former municipalities of Bussum, M ...

                                               

Gouden Bocht

The Gouden Bocht is the most prestigious part of the Herengracht in Amsterdam, Netherlands, between Leidsestraat and Vijzelstraat. Until 1663 the Herengracht reached as far as the present Leidsegracht. From that year on, the fortifications around ...

                                               

Graft-De Rijp

Graft-De Rijp is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Since 2015 it has been a part of Alkmaar. It is twinned with Chalfont St Giles in England.

                                               

s-Graveland

s-Graveland is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wijdemeren, and lies about 4 km northwest of Hilversum. The former municipality of s-Graveland merged with Loosdrecht and Nederhorst den Berg on ...

                                               

Groenveld

Groenveld is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 11 km north of Heerhugowaard and 2 km south of the town of Schagen. The statistical area "Groenveld", which also can include t ...

                                               

Groet

Groet is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Bergen, and lies about 11 km northwest of Alkmaar. Groet was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1834, when it was merged with Schoorl. In 2001, t ...

                                               

Grootebroek

Grootebroek is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is located in the municipality of Stede Broec. Grootebroek was a separate municipality until 1979. The town is called Grootebroek after a large swamp in the area; in Dutch, "groote" ...

                                               

Haarlemmerliede

Haarlemmerliede is a small village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer and lies about 4 km east of Haarlem. Haarlemmerliede was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1857, when it merged w ...

                                               

Halfweg

Halfweg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Previously a part of the municipality of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude, it is currently a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer and lies about 8 km east of Haarlem. Its name, which t ...

                                               

Harenkarspel

Harenkarspel is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The main town of Harenkarspel was Tuitjenhorn. In 2013, Harenkarspel merged with Schagen and Zijpe into a new municipality, ...

                                               

Hauwert

Hauwert is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Medemblik, and lies about 7 km north of Hoorn. Hauwert is thought to have been founded between 950 and 1050. From 1816 to 1979, it was part of the munic ...

                                               

Hensbroek

Hensbroek is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 4 km east of Heerhugowaard. Hensbroek was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1979, when it was merged with Obdam. ...

                                               

Hippolytushoef

Hippolytushoef, abbreviated locally as Hippo, is a town in the western Netherlands, located in the municipality of Hollands Kroon, North Holland, 14 km east of Den Helder. In 2001, the town of Hippolytushoef had 4217 inhabitants. The built-up are ...

                                               

Hollands Kroon

Hollands Kroon is a municipality located in the Northwest Netherlands. It was created on 1 January 2012, as a merger of four municipalities: Anna Paulowna, Niedorp, Wieringen, and Wieringermeer.

                                               

Holysloot

Holysloot is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Amsterdam, and lies about 9 km northeast of the city centre. The name Holysloot probably derives from an expression for a "low-lying area at a ditc ...

                                               

Hoogkarspel

Hoogkarspel is a village in the municipality Drechterland, located in the north west of the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The name derives from the words hoog and kerspel, a Middle Dutch word for par ...

                                               

Hoogwoud

Hoogwoud is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Opmeer, and lies about 9 kilometres northeast of Heerhugowaard.

                                               

Horstermeer

Horstermeer is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wijdemeren, and lies about 8 km northwest of Hilversum. The statistical district "Horstermeer", which covers the village and the surrounding Horster ...

                                               

Houthaven

Houthaven is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands situated in the West borough. Literally meaning "lumber port", Houthaven is a port situated along the IJ in Amsterdams western port. It is bordered by a dam in the IJ river to the north and t ...

                                               

Huigsloot

Huigsloot is a hamlet in the Dutch municipality of Haarlemmermeer, in the province of North Holland. It is located on the southeast of a polder, on Ringvaart, between Buitenkaag and Vredeburg. Before the creation of the polder of Haarlemmermeer, ...

                                               

Huisduinen

Huisduinen") is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Den Helder, and lies about 2 km west of Den Helder. In 2001, the village of Huisduinen had 513 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was ...

                                               

Ilpendam

Ilpendam is a town in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Waterland, and lies about 4 km south of Purmerend. It covers an area of 2.46 km 2 and had 1.780 inhabitants in 2008.

                                               

Java-eiland

Java-eiland is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located on a peninsula, surrounded on three sides by water and on the east by the KNSM Island neighbourhood.