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Holland
North an Sooth Holland (in orange) shawn thegether within the Netherlands
North an Sooth Holland (in orange) shawn thegether within the Netherlands
Kintra  Netherlands
Lairgest settlements
Aurie
 • Total 5,488 km2 (2,119 sq mi)
Population (October 2013)[1]
 • Tot 6,314,483
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Hollander
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Holland is a region an umwhile province locatit on the wastren coast o the Netherlands. The name Holland is an aa frequently uised as a pars pro toto tae refer tae the whole o the kintra o the Netherlands. This uisage is generally acceptit, but some individuals, parteecularly frae the ither pairts o the Netherlands, dislik the uise o "Holland" as a substitute for "the Netherlands".[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (in Dutch) [1] Statline CBS: Bevolkingsontwikkeling per maand
  2. "Holland or the Netherlands?". Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 15 December 2012.