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

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

Asked 10 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer
I think the French are trying to pronounce the H (h aspiré) and so the 'le' doesn't contract.

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

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