Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the ' capital and financial, cultural and creative centre 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.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.

Popular Destinations

The is the medieval heart of Amsterdam. It is where most foreign visitors arrive and leave, and has a lot of the city's prime attractions. Photo: Swimmerguy269, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of Amsterdam's seven boroughs. It is an affluent area and a popular place among foreign visitors. Photo: Rembrandt, Public domain.

The is the famous 17th-century district surrounding the of Amsterdam. Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a borough of Amsterdam. It lies between the Amstel River in the west and the IJ in the east. Photo: Jan1959, CC BY 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Rijksmuseum is a national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. Photo: A,Ocram, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. Photo: Jose A., CC BY 2.0.

Theatre
The Royal is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Museum
The , colloquially known as the Stedelijk, is a museum for modern art…

Destinations

, often colloquially referred to as the Bijlmer, is a borough of Amsterdam. Photo: Janericloebe, Public domain.

While often overlooked by foreign visitors, locals know that the west of Amsterdam has a lot to offer visitors.

The is a district in the centre of Amsterdam. Photo: Globe-trotter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the borough of Amsterdam north of the IJ. It is residential district, and with about 86,000 inhabitants, it is a medium-sized city. Photo: Jos van Zetten, CC BY 2.0.

is a leafy neighbourhood in the centre of Amsterdam. Photo: Zxempire, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

Localities in the Area

is a region within in the . Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and municipality with a population of 29,196 in the province of , . Photo: GVR, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

Neighborhood
is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Amsterdam

Latitude
52.3732° or 52° 22' 23.4" north
Longitude
4.8917° or 4° 53' 30.1" east
Open Location Code
9F469VFR+7M
Population
841,000
IATA airport code
AMS
United Nations Location Code
NL AMS
Elevation
13 metres (43 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 268396336
Geo­Names ID
2759794
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Amsterdam
  • Achinese: Amsterdam
  • Afar: Amsterdam
  • Afrikaans: Amsterdam
  • Akan: Amsterdam
  • Albanian: Amsterdam
  • Albanian: Amsterdami
  • Amharic: አምስተርዳም
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Amstelodhámon
  • Arabic: Amstardām
  • Arabic: Amsterdam
  • Arabic: أمستردام
  • Aragonese: Amsterdam
  • Armenian: Ամսթերտամ
  • Armenian: Ամստերդամ
  • Arpitan: Amsterdam
  • Arpitan: Amstèrdame
  • Asturian: Ámsterdam
  • Avaric: Amsterdam
  • Avaric: Амстердам
  • Azerbaijani: Amsterdam
  • Bambara: Amsterdam
  • Banjar: Amsterdam
  • Bashkir: Амстердам
  • Basque: Amsterdam
  • Bavarian: Amsterdam
  • Belarusian: Amstyerdam
  • Belarusian: Амстэрдам
  • Bengali: অ্যামস্টার্ডাম
  • Bengali: আমস্টারডাম
  • Bhojpuri: एम्सटर्डम
  • Bosnian: Amsterdam
  • Breton: Amsterdam
  • Bulgarian: Амстердам
  • Burmese: အမ်စတာဒမ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Amsterdam
  • Cebuano: Amsterdam (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Amsterdam
  • Central Bikol: Amsterdam
  • Central Kurdish: ئەمستردام
  • Central Kurdish: ئەمستەردام
  • Chavacano: Amsterdam
  • Chechen: Амстердам
  • Chinese: Amsterdam
  • Chinese: Āmǔsītèdān
  • Chinese: 荷京
  • Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹
  • Chuvash: Амстердам
  • Cornish: Amsterdam
  • Corsican: Amsterdam
  • Crimean Tatar: Amsterdam
  • Croatian: Amsterdam
  • Czech: Amsterdam
  • Czech: Amsterodam
  • Danish: Amsterdam
  • Dimli (individual language): Amsterdam
  • Dutch: 020
  • Dutch: A'dam
  • Dutch: Aemstelredamme
  • Dutch: Aemsterdam
  • Dutch: Amsterdam
  • Dutch: Asd.
  • Dutch: Damsko
  • Dutch: Eleutheropolis (Vrijstad)
  • Dutch: Irenopolis (Vredesstad)
  • Dutch: Mokum
  • Dutch: Venetië van het Noorden
  • Egyptian Arabic: امستردام
  • English: A'dam
  • English: Amsterdam, NL
  • English: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English: Mokum
  • Erzya: Амстердам ош
  • Esperanto: Amsterdamo
  • Estonian: Amsterdam
  • Ewe: Amsterdam
  • Extremaduran: Ámsterdam
  • Faroese: Amsterdam
  • Fiji Hindi: Amsterdam
  • Fijian: Amsterdam
  • Finnish: Amsterdam
  • French: Amsterdam
  • Friulian: Amsterdam
  • Gagauz: Amsterdam
  • Galician: Ámsterdam
  • Galician: Ámsterdan
  • Georgian: ამსტერდამი
  • German: Amsterdam
  • German: A’dam
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌼𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌳𐌰𐌼
  • Greek: Ámsterdam
  • Greek: Άμστερνταμ
  • Greek: Αμστελόδαμο
  • Greek: Αμστελόδαμον
  • Guarani: Amterdam
  • Gujarati: એમ્સ્ટર્ડમ
  • Haitian: Amsterdam
  • Haitian: Amstèdam
  • Hakka Chinese: Â-mê-sṳ̂-thi̍t-tan
  • Hausa: Amsterdam
  • Hebrew: אמסטרדם
  • Hindi: एम्स्टर्डम
  • Hindi: ऐम्स्टर्डैम
  • Hungarian: Amszterdam
  • Icelandic: Amsterdam
  • Ido: Amsterdam
  • Iloko: Amsterdam
  • Inari Sami: Amsterdam
  • Indonesian: Amsterdam
  • Ingush: Амстердам
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Amsterdam
  • Interlingue: Amsterdam
  • Irish: Amstardam
  • Italian: Amsterdam
  • Italian: Amsterdamo
  • Japanese: Amusuterudamu
  • Japanese: アムステルダム
  • Javanese: Amsterdam
  • Kabiyè: Amstɛrɩdam
  • Kabyle: Amesterdam
  • Kannada: ಆಂಸ್ಟರ್ಡ್ಯಾಮ್
  • Kannada: ಆಮ್‌ಸ್ಟರ್‌ಡ್ಯಾಂ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Amsterdam
  • Karachay-Balkar: Амстердам
  • Kashubian: Amsterdam
  • Kazakh: Амстердам, Нидерланды
  • Kazakh: Амстердам
  • Kirghiz: Амстердам
  • Komi-Permyak: Амстердам
  • Komi: Амстердам
  • Korean: Amseutereudam
  • Korean: Amsŭt'erŭdam
  • Korean: 암스테르담
  • Kotava: Amsterdam
  • Kurdish: Amsterdam
  • Ladino: Amsterdam
  • Lao: Amsterdam
  • Lao: ອຳສະເຕີດຳ
  • Latgalian: Amsterdama
  • Latin: Amestelledamme
  • Latin: Amsteladamum
  • Latin: Amstelodamum
  • Latvian: Amsterdama
  • Lezghian: Амстердам
  • Ligurian: Amsterdam
  • Limburgan: Amsterdam
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Amsterdam
  • Literary Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹
  • Lithuanian: Amsterdamas
  • Livvi: Amsterdamu
  • Lombard: Amsterdam
  • Low German: Amsterdam
  • Lower Sorbian: Amsterdam
  • Luxembourgish: Amsterdam
  • Macedo-Romanian: Amsterdam
  • Macedonian: Амстердам
  • Malay: Amsterdam
  • Malayalam: ആംസ്റ്റർഡാം
  • Maltese: Amsterdam
  • Manx: Amsterdam
  • Maori: Amsterdam
  • Marathi: अ‍ॅम्स्टरडॅम
  • Marathi: ॲम्स्टरडॅम
  • Min Dong Chinese: Amsterdam
  • Min Nan Chinese: Amsterdam
  • Minangkabau: Amsterdam
  • Mingrelian: ამსტერდამი
  • Moksha: Амстердам
  • Mongolian: Амстердам
  • Moroccan Arabic: أمسطردام
  • Narom: Amsterdam
  • Nauru: Amsterdam
  • Neapolitan: Amsterdam
  • Nepali: आम्स्टर्डम
  • Nepali: एम्स्तरद्याम
  • Newari: एम्स्टर्ड्याम
  • Newari: एम्स्तरद्याम
  • Northern Frisian: Amsterdam
  • Northern Luri: آمستردام
  • Northern Sami: Amsterdam
  • Norwegian: Amsterdam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Amsterdam
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Amsterdam
  • Novial: Amsterdam
  • Nyanja: Amsterdam
  • Occitan (post 1500): Amsterdam
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܡܣܛܪܕܐܡ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Amsterdam
  • Oriya: ଆମଷ୍ଟରଡ଼୍ୟାମ
  • Ossetian: Амстердам
  • Pampanga: Amsterdam
  • Panjabi: ਅਮਸਤਰਦਮ
  • Panjabi: ਅਮਸਤੱਰਦਮ
  • Papiamento: Amsterdam
  • Persian: Âmesterdâm
  • Persian: آمستردام
  • Picard: Amsterdam
  • Piemontese: Àmsterdam
  • Polish: Amsterdam
  • Portuguese: Amesterdao
  • Portuguese: Amesterdã
  • Portuguese: Amesterdão
  • Portuguese: Amsterda
  • Portuguese: Amsterdam
  • Portuguese: Amsterdã
  • Portuguese: Amsterdão
  • Pushto: امسټرډام
  • Quechua: Amsterdam
  • Romanian: Amsterdam
  • Romansh: Amsterdam
  • Russia Buriat: Амстердам
  • Russian: Амстердам
  • Rusyn: Амстердам
  • Samogitian: Amsterdams
  • Santali: ᱟᱢᱥᱴᱚᱨᱰᱮᱢ
  • Sardinian: Amsterdam
  • Saterfriesisch: Amsterdam
  • Scots: Amsterdam
  • Scottish Gaelic: Amsterdam
  • Serbian: Амстердам
  • Serbo-Croatian: Amsterdam
  • Shona: Amsterdam
  • Sicilian: Amsterdam
  • Silesian: Amsterdam
  • Sinhala: ඈම්ස්ටර්ඩෑම්
  • Skolt Sami: Amsterdam
  • Slovak: Amsterdam
  • Slovenian: Amsterdam
  • Somali: Amistardam
  • South Azerbaijani: آمستردام
  • Southern Sotho: Amsterdam
  • Spanish: Amsterdam
  • Spanish: proclamado de sucesos larry styinson
  • Spanish: Ámsterdam
  • Sranan Tongo: Damsko
  • Sundanese: Amsterdam
  • Swahili: Amsterdam
  • Swedish: Amsterdam
  • Swiss German: Amsterdam
  • Tagalog: Amsterdam
  • Tajik: Амстердам
  • Tamil: ஆம்ஸ்டர்டம்
  • Tamil: எம்ஸ்டர்டம்
  • Tatar: Амстердам
  • Telugu: ఆమ్‌స్టర్‌డ్యామ్ (నెదర్లాండ్స్ రాజధాని)
  • Telugu: ఆమ్‌స్టర్‌డ్యామ్
  • Thai: อัมสเตอร์ดัม
  • Tibetan: ཨེམ་སི་ཊར་ཌམ།
  • Tigrinya: ኣምስተርዳም
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Amsterdam
  • Tosk Albanian: Amsterdam
  • Turkish: Amsterdam
  • Turkmen: Amsterdam
  • Udmurt: Амстердам
  • Uighur: Amstérdam
  • Uighur: ئامستېردام
  • Ukrainian: Амстердам
  • Upper Sorbian: Amsterdam
  • Urdu: ایمسٹرڈیم
  • Uzbek: Amsterdam
  • Venetian: Amsterdam
  • Veps: Amsterdam
  • Vietnamese: Am-xtec-đam
  • Vietnamese: Amsterdam
  • Vlaams: Amsterdam
  • Volapük: Amsterdam
  • Võro: Amsterdam
  • Walloon: Misterdam
  • Waray (Philippines): Amsterdam
  • Welsh: Amsterdam
  • Western Armenian: Ամսթերտամ
  • Western Frisian: Amsterdam
  • Western Mari: Амстердам
  • Western Panjabi: ایمسٹرڈیم
  • Wolof: Amsterdam
  • Wu Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹
  • Yakut: Амстердам
  • Yiddish: Mokum
  • Yiddish: Mokum Aleph
  • Yiddish: אמסטערדאם
  • Yoruba: Amsterdam
  • Yue Chinese: 阿姆斯特丹
  • Zeeuws: Amsterdam
  • Zulu: I-Amsterdami

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