Den Helder

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Den Helder

Den Helder (dŭn hĕlˈdər), city, North Holland prov., NW Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is the main base of the Netherlands's navy.
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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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