Holland and the Hollanders

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In 2013, the United Nations World Happiness Report ranked the Netherlands as the seventh-happiest country in the world, reflecting its high quality of life. [18] The Netherlands in its entirety is often referred to by the much older designation " Holland " (meaning holt land, or wood land), though this refers only to North and South Holland, two of the nation's twelve provinces, formerly a single province and earlier the County of Holland. That one I don't know; possibly it is the discolored flag of Rotterdam (green - white - etc) - since our friend doesn't present us with verifiable sources we must assume IMO that the flag mentioned did not exist.

Pages: 192

Publisher: Perfect Picture; 1 edition (January 2, 2001)

ISBN: 9080507326

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