Kingdom of The Netherlands
The Netherlands, informally known as Holland, is a West European country at the
North Sea, that borders Germany (east) and Belgium (south).
It also has a maritime border (west) with the United Kingdom (UK).
It consists of 12 provinces, and has several former colonies in the Caribian .
During WWII, The Netherlands was an occupied country under Nazi-Germany.
After the war — during the Cold War — it had a
and became part of the NATO alliance.