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Haarlem (Netherlands)

Industrial city and capital of the province of North Holland, the Netherlands, 20 km/12 mi west of Amsterdam; population (2003 est) 148,000. At

Hackney (London, England)

Inner borough of north-central Greater London, including the districts of Shoreditch and Stoke Newington; population (2001) 202,800. Transport,

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Hagia Sophia

For centuries the most important church in Eastern Orthodoxy, Hagia Sophia (“Holy Wisdom”) in Constantinople (today's Istanbul) was a symbol of the

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Hague (Netherlands)

Legislative and judicial capital of the Netherlands, and capital of South Holland province, 3 km/2 mi from the North Sea; population (2003 est)

Hainan Sheng (China)

Island province of south China, in the South China Sea, off the southwest coast of Guangdong province; area 34,000 sq km/13,000 sq mi; population

Hainaut (Belgium)

( ĕnō' ), Du. Henegouwen, province (1991 pop. 1,278,791), 1,437 sq mi (3,722 sq km), S Belgium, bordering on France in the south. The chief cities of

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( hā'tē ), Fr. Haïti äētē' , officially Republic of Haiti, republic (2005 est. pop. 8,122,000), 10,700 sq mi (27,713 sq km), West Indies, on the


The hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and its most elaborate ritual. It is essentially a highly structured pilgrimage to Mecca, where Muslims believe

Halifax (N.S.)

Capital of Nova Scotia , Canada, on the eastern shore of the province; population (2001 est) 359,100. It is the largest and most important city of the

Hamah (Syria)

or Hamah both: hä'mä , city (1995 est. pop. 280,000), capital of Hama governorate, W central Syria, on the Orontes River. It is the market center for