Amsterdam is the ' capital and financial, cultural and creative center with more than 850,000 inhabitants. Amsterdam is known for the canals that criss-cross the city, its impressive architecture and more than 1,500 bridges.

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The is the medieval heart of . It is where most foreign visitors arrive and leave, and has a lot of the city's prime attractions.

is one of 's seven boroughs. It is an affluent area and a popular place among foreign visitors.

The is the famous 17th-century district surrounding the of .

is a borough of . It lies between the Amstel River in the west and the IJ in the east.


, often colloquially referred to as the Bijlmer, is a borough of .

The is a district in the centre of .

West is a vast inner city area of . Administratively it consists of the boroughs West and Nieuw-West, and it also includes the harbor area along the IJ that is directly controlled by the municipal authorities.

is a leafy neighborhood in the centre of .

is the borough of north of the IJ. It is residential district, and with about 86,000 inhabitants, it has the size of a medium-sized city.

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Albanian: Amsterdami, Amharic: አምስተርዳም, Arabic: أمستردام, Armenian: Ամստերդամ, Bashkir: Амстердам, Belarusian: Горад Амстэрдам, Bengali: আমস্টারডাম, Bulgarian: Амстердам, Burmese: အမ်စတာဒမ်မြို့, Central Kurdish: ئەمستەردام, Chechen: Амстердам, Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹, Chuvash: Амстердам, Dutch: Mokum, Egyptian Arabic: امستردام, Esperanto: Amsterdamo, Extremaduran: Ámsterdam, French: Amsterdam, Galician: Ámsterdan, Georgian: ამსტერდამი, German: Amsterdam, Greek: Άμστερνταμ, Haitian: Amstèdam, Hebrew: אמסטרדם, Hindi: ऐम्स्टर्डैम, Hungarian: Amszterdam, Irish: Amstardam
Italian: Amsterdam, Japanese: アムステルダム, Kabyle: Amesterdam, Kannada: ಆಂಸ್ಟರ್ಡ್ಯಾಮ್, Karachay-Balkar: Амстердам, Kazakh: Амстердам, Kirghiz: Амстердам, Komi-Permyak: Амстердам, Komi: Амстердам, Korean: 암스테르담, Latin: Amstelodamum, Latvian: Amsterdama, Lezghian: Амстердам, Literary Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹, Lithuanian: Amsterdamas, Macedonian: Амстердам, Malayalam: ആംസ്റ്റർഡാം, Marathi: अ‍ॅम्स्टरडॅम, Moksha: Амстердам, Mongolian: Амстердам, Nepali (macrolanguage): आम्स्टर्डम, Newari: एम्स्तरद्याम, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܡܣܛܪܕܐܡ, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଆମଷ୍ଟରଡ଼୍ୟାମ, Ossetian: Амстердам, Panjabi: ਅਮਸਤਰਦਮ, Persian: آمستردام
Piemontese: Àmsterdam, Portuguese: Amesterdão, Portuguese: Amsterdam, Pushto: امسټرډام, Russian: Амстердам, Rusyn: Амстердам, Samogitian: Amsterdams, Serbian: Амстердам, Sinhala: ඈම්ස්ටර්ඩෑම්, Somali: Amistardam, Spanish: Ámsterdam, Sranan Tongo: Damsko, Tajik: Амстердам, Tamil: ஆம்ஸ்டர்டம், Tatar: Амстердам, Thai: อัมสเตอร์ดัม, Tibetan: ཨེམ་སི་ཊར་ཌམ།, Udmurt: Амстердам, Uighur: ئامستېردام, Ukrainian: Амстердам, Urdu: ایمسٹرڈیم, Western Mari: Амстердам, Western Panjabi: ایمسٹرڈیم, Yakut: Амстердам, Yiddish: אמסטערדאם, Yue Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹, Zulu: I-Amsterdami
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