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Amsterdam ( Français: Amsterdam, Russian: Амстердам, Spanish: Ámsterdam, Deutsch: Amsterdam) is a city in Netherlands, situated in the North Holland region. According to the latest census, the city population is about 741636 inhabitants. Geographical coordinates of Amsterdam (WGS84): (lat.): 52° 22' 26" N ( 52.3738 ), (long.): 4° 53' 27" E ( 4.8909 ). Interested in useful and fascinating information about Amsterdam? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Amsterdam.

Amsterdam sights and POI (Points Of Interest).

The sights most referred to are: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Theo van Gogh (film director), Amstel, Van Gogh Museum, Concertgebouw, Olympic Stadium (Amsterdam), De Wallen, Stedelijk Museum, Anne Frank House.
You should also pay attention to the following places and events in the city : 1998 European Womens Handball Championship, Amsterdam Centraal railway station, Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Stelling van Amsterdam, Westerkerk, Dam Square, Royal Palace (Amsterdam), De Nederlandsche Bank, Rembrandt House Museum, Magere Brug.

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Amsterdam travel guide. Routes through Amsterdam

Amsterdam is not the only city visited by tourists . If you want to discover where to travel from and what interesting things can be found on the outskirts of Amsterdam, we recommend you to visit Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
When you plan your trip to Netherlands , you may want to include other cities, popular among our travellers, on your route: Nijkerk

Museums and clubs in Amsterdam

  • Theatres in Amsterdam: Wolkentheater, Het fijnhouttheater, Dans werkplaats amsterdam, Gasthuis, De krakeling
  • Museums in Amsterdam: Filmmuseum, Van goghmuseum, Stedelijk museum of modern art, Rijksmuseum amsterdam, Stichting max euwe-centrum
  • Night clubs in Amsterdam: Plezier, 't bunkertje, De amsterdammer, Geen flauw idee, Stadion corner

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. Amsterdam is connected with many cities around the world: Brussels, Minsk and many others.

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    Amsterdam (/ˈæmstərdæm/, UK also /ˌæmstərˈdæm/;Dutch: [ɑmstərˈdɑm] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands. Its status as the capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands, although it is not the seat of the government, which is The Hague. Amsterdam has a population of 851,373 within the city proper, 1,351,587 in the urban area, and 2,410,960 in the Amsterdam metropolitan area. The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country but is not its capital, which is Haarlem. The metropolitan area comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, with a population of approximately 8 million.

    Amsterdam's name derives from Amstelredamme, indicative of the city's origin around a dam in the river Amstel. Originating as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age (17th century), a result of its innovative developments in trade. During that time, the city was the leading centre for finance and diamonds. In the 19th and 20th centuries the city expanded, and many new neighbourhoods and suburbs were planned and built. The 17th-century canals of Amsterdam and the 19–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Since the annexation of the municipality of Sloten in 1921 by the municipality of Amsterdam, the oldest historic part of the city lies in Sloten (9th century).

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