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South Holland

Full nameSouth Holland
Native nameZuid-Holland (Dutch)
Native name langZuid-holland wapen.svg
Settlement typeProvince
AnthemLied van Zuid-Holland
CapitalThe Hague
Queen's CommissionerJan Franssen
Total Area1087.7 sq mi (2818 km2)
Water Area225.8 sq mi (585 km2)
Area rank5th
Total Population3528324 (1st) (2011)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (1st) (0/sq mi)
Other information
ISO 3166 codeNL-ZH
Religion (2005)Protestant 20%
Roman Catholic 15%
Muslim 8%
Hindus 2%

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South Holland ( -nlˈzœy̯t ˈɦɔlɐnt290 Zuid-Holland is a province situated on the North Sea in the western part of the Netherlands. The provincial capital is The Hague and its largest city is Rotterdam.

South Holland is one of the most densely populated and industrialised areas in the world. With a population of 3,502,595 (30 November 2009) and an area of 3,403 km2, the province has the highest population density in the Netherlands.

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