In the example "Je travaille dans le Hampshire", why isn't it "Je travaille dans l'Hampshire"?

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Brad

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28 August 2018

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In the example "Je travaille dans le Hampshire", why isn't it "Je travaille dans l'Hampshire"?

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Continents, countries, regions & states are masculine, feminine or plural (gender) -

Chris

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28 August 2018

28/08/18

I think the French are trying to pronounce the H (h aspiré) and so the 'le' doesn't contract.

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