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With a population density of 412 people per km – 507 if water is excluded – the Netherlands is classified as a very densely populated country.
Only Bangladesh, South Korea, and Taiwan have both a larger population and higher population density.
They are sometimes used in a deictic relation to a higher ground that consecutively is indicated as Upper, Boven, Oben, Superior or Haut.
In the case of the Low Countries / the Netherlands the geographical location of the lower region has been more or less downstream and near the sea.
The region of Holland consists of North and South Holland, two of the nation's twelve provinces, formerly a single province, and earlier still, the County of Holland, a remnant of the dissolved Frisian Kingdom.
Following the decline of the Duchy of Brabant and the County of Flanders Holland became the most economically and politically important county in the Low Countries region.
But this time the corresponding Upper region is Upper Lorraine, in nowadays Northern France.
The Netherlands was the third country in the world to have elected representatives controlling the government's actions; it has been administered as a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy since 1848, organised as a unitary state.
The Netherlands has a long history of social tolerance and is generally regarded as a liberal country, having legalised abortion, prostitution and euthanasia, while maintaining a progressive drugs policy.
Referring to the Netherlands as Holland in the English language is similar to calling the United Kingdom "England" by people outside the UK.
The term is so pervasive among potential investors and tourists, however, that the Dutch government's international websites for tourism and trade are "holland.com" and "hollandtradeandinvest.com".