Velsen

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Velsen

(vĕl`sən), city (1994 pop. 63,617), North Holland prov., W Netherlands, near the mouth of the North Sea Canal. It includes the port of IJmuidenIJmuiden
, city (1991 est. pop. 58,000), North Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is part of the municipality of Velsen. The city is a seaport, fishing, and industrial center at the end of the North Sea Canal.
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. Paper is a major manufacture, and agriculture (dairying, cattle, fruit, vegetables, flowers) is important.

Velsen

a port in the W Netherlands, in North Holland at the mouth of the canal connecting Amsterdam with the North Sea: fishing and heavy industrial centre. Pop.: 68 000 (2003 est.)