Holland (disambiguation)

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Holland is an area within the Netherlands, now split into the two provinces of:

Informally (was previously formal in sports events), Holland may also be used to represent the whole country of The Netherlands.

Holland may also refer to:


Netherlands (historical)[edit]

  • County of Holland, a county in the Holy Roman Empire de facto until 1581, formally until 1795
  • Dutch Republic or Republic of the Seven United Provinces, an independent aristocratic Republic from 1579/1581 until 1795, frequently called simply "Holland" in literature
  • Kingdom of Holland, a French vassal state covering roughly the area of the Netherlands during the Napoleonic era (1806–1810)



United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]



Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Holland, the former name of a rock ‘n’ roll band from Nashville, Tennessee, now known as The Lonely Hearts
  • Gollandiya (lit. Holland), Russian rock/blues band

Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Holland Doc, a documentary channel of the Netherlands
  • Holland Festival, a performing arts festival in the Netherlands
  • Holland Novak, a fictional character from the Eureka Seven anime and manga series

Brands and enterprises[edit]

English titles[edit]



Submarines and ships[edit]

A range of prototype and commissioned submarines were designed and built by, or named for, John Philip Holland. The prototypes were designated using the Roman numerals (I–VI). The Holland VI prototype became the USS Holland (SS-1), the first US Navy submarine. The British Royal Navy submarines based on designs by Holland were designated using the Arabic numerals (1–6).

Prototype submarines[edit]

Commissioned submarines and ships[edit]


Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]