Den Helder

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Den Helder

(dŭn hĕl`dər), city (1994 pop. 61,024), North Holland prov., NW Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is the main base of the Netherlands's navy.

Den Helder

 

(also Helder), a city and port in the Netherlands, in North Holland Province, on an outlet from Wadden Zee into the North Sea. Population, 60,500 (1975). Den Helder has a shipyard and a naval base. Part of the population engages in fishing.

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DEN HELDER, Netherlands - Some sailors complain they're seeing too much of the women serving at a naval base here.