The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces
The twelve provinces are listed below with their capital city:
North Brabant 's-Hertogenbosch (also, though not officially, abbreviated as Den Bosch)
North Holland Haarlem
South Holland The Hague (Dutch: Den Haag, officially also: 's-Gravenhage)
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Saying Holland instead of the Netherlands is the same as saying England instead of Great Britain. The Netherlands includes all of the provinces of which Holland is a part. Therefore Holland and The Netherlands is not the same.