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The Netherlands

Given that I am Dutch (See here for a map of the Netherlands), you can imagine I read the following strip of the Fusco brothers with interest.

Fusco Brothers Comic Strip

And the answer is No. Holland lies in the western most part of the Netherlands and is the political and economical center.
This question is equivalent to asking whether England and Great Britain are the same country.
(No, they are not, since Great Britain also contains Scotland and Wales, which are separate entities.)

(Just to make things confusing: Great Britain is not the same as the United Kingdom, since the latter also contains Northern Ireland)

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