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]

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
Area
 • Total5,488 km2 (2,119 sq mi)
Population
 (October 2013)[1]
 • Tot6,314,483
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Hollander
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

ReferencesEedit

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