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Holland or the Netherlands ?

The Netherlands is often called Holland because of the role the two western provinces called North and South Holland have played in its history.

For the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC), 'Holland' is the promotional brand name under which the Kingdom of the Netherlands is promoted.