To some geography majors, this may seem like a silly question, but the fact that this video even exists attests to the general confusion around the difference between Holland and the Netherlands.
Check it out:
To be perfectly honest, I like to think that I’m pretty knowledgeable about things like this, but a few months back this exact question came up when my boyfriend was going on a business trip to Amsterdam. After a bunch of Googling and reading through Wikipedia, we were still confused!
C.G.P. Grey is a YouTube channel that claims to explain various complex things like daylight savings time, popular misconceptions and confusion over countries like the Netherlands and England.
Check out more videos here
Aren’t you glad you cleared that up before the New Year?! Have a good one!