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Just what is the Netherlands anyway?

Updated: July 8, 2010, 3:29 PM ET
By Adam Watson

The Netherlands? Holland? The Dutch?

When it comes to who's playing in the World Cup final, it can get pretty complicated. On the one side, there's Spain. But their opponent goes by so many names, it's hard to keep track.

So Page 2 would like to clear up just who's taking the pitch on Sunday.

The country is formally known as the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It's often referred to as Holland, although that is technically incorrect. Holland is a region ...

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