Discover the fascinating & rich history of the country of Holland, also known as The Netherlands.

Rokin, city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam, North Holland
Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands.

Map of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, has almost 870,000 inhabitants and is thus the largest Dutch city. Originally a small fishing community on the River Amstel, in the course of the centuries it has developed into an important centre of trade, transport and culture. Above all, it has become a fine city with a characteris­tic atmosphere, faithful to its historic past and yet moving with the times.

 Map of Amsterdam, North Holland:
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