Haarlem (population 150,000) is a city in the west of the Netherlands, capital of the North Holland province. The city is located close to the North Sea.
The municipality also comprises the following towns, villages and townships: Spaarndam.
The city of Haarlem gave its name to the Harlem neighborhood in New York City, United States.
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