's-Hertogenbosch (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌsɛrtoːɣə(m)ˈbɔs] ( listen), literally "The Duke's Forest") is a city and municipality in the southern Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of North Brabant. 's-Hertogenbosch is located 80 km south of Amsterdam (map).
In speech, the Dutch seldom use the formal 's-Hertogenbosch but rather the colloquial Den Bosch[dɛmˈbɔs] ( listen). Den Bosch means "The Forest".