New Holland Island

New Holland Island is a historic triangular artificial island in central , , dating from the 18th century. It is also known as Admiralty Island.

Notable Places in the Area

is a naval museum in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: Florstein, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Palace of the Yusupovs on the Moika, known as the or Yusupov Palace, is a former residence of the Russian noble House of Yusupov in St. Photo: Ninaras, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of in the in , . Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Alexeevsky Palace is a Revivalist palace compound on the bank of the Moika River in . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5.4 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire. Photo: Albabos, CC BY 3.0.

Apraksin Yard is a 14 hectares market and retail block in , , currently under a massive long-term renovation project. Photo: A.Savin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the original citadel of , , founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740 as a star fortress. is situated 2½ km northeast of New Holland Island. Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 4.0.

New Holland Island

59.9294° or 59° 55' 45.9" north
30.2905° or 30° 17' 25.8" east
Open Location Code
11 metres (36 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 新荷蘭島
  • Dutch: Nieuw Holland
  • Dutch: Novaja Gollandija
  • Finnish: Novaja Gollandija
  • Finnish: Uusi Hollanti
  • French: Nouvelle-Hollande
  • Georgian: ახალი ჰოლანდია (კუნძული)
  • Italian: Isola Nuova Olanda
  • Italian: Nuova Olanda
  • Japanese: ニューホランド島
  • Japanese: ノーヴァヤ・ゴランディヤ
  • Polish: Nowa Holandia
  • Russian: Новая Голландия
  • Turkish: Yeni Hollanda Adası
  • Ukrainian: Нова Голландія
  • New Holland
  • Novaya Gollandia
  • Novaya Gollandiya
  • ახალი ჰოლანდია

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