A report on North HollandAmsterdam and Aalsmeer

National Park Duinen van Texel
The Oude Kerk was consecrated in 1306 AD.
Aalsmeer in 1866.
Damrak, Amsterdam
Amsterdam citizens celebrating the Peace of Münster, 30 January 1648. Painting by Bartholomeus van der Helst
Hartekamp, Heemstede
Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Emanuel de Witte, 1653. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange was the first stock exchange to introduce continuous trade in the early 17th century.
Topographic map of Aalsmeer, June 2015
View of Vijzelstraat looking towards the Muntplein, 1891
Aalsmeer Town Hall
Photochrom of Amsterdam's Dam Square at the beginning of the 20th century
Flower Auction Aalsmeer.
Government house of North Holland province, Villa Welgelegen, in Haarlem
The rebuilt Magere Brug, around 1938.
The Water Tower of Aalsmeer was completed in 1928 in an Art Deco style.
Broek in Waterland
People celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II on 8 May 1945
Windmill: stellingmolen De Leeuw
Satellite image of the North Holland, Friesland and Flevoland
The 17th-century Canals of Amsterdam were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North". Along with De Wallen, the canals are the focal-point for tourists in the city.
Peter R. de Vries, 1995
Satellite image of the south of North Holland
Satellite picture of Amsterdam and North Sea Canal
Topographic map of Amsterdam
Map of North Holland (2019)
Large-scale map of the city centre of Amsterdam, including sightseeing markers,.
A Highland in Zuid-Kennemerland National Park
Nieuwendammerdijk en Buiksloterdijk, Amsterdam-Noord, winter 2010
The Westerkerk in the Centrum borough, one of Amsterdam's best-known churches
A 1538 painting by Cornelis Anthonisz showing a bird's-eye view of Amsterdam. The famous Grachtengordel had not yet been established.
Rokin – November 1977
The Egelantiersgracht lies west of the Grachtengordel, in the Jordaan neighbourhood.
The Scheepvaarthuis, by architects Johan van der Mey, Michel de Klerk, Piet Kramer is characteristic of the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam.
The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and Conservatorium van Amsterdam, two examples of 21st-century architecture in the centre of the city
The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world
The Zuidas, the city's main business district
Boats give tours of the city, such as this one in front of the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
De Wallen, Amsterdam's Red-light district, offers activities such as legal prostitution and a number of coffee shops that sell cannabis. It is one of the main tourist attractions.
An Amsterdammer waits for a traffic light to change at the Muntplein in the heart of Amsterdam.
The Rijksmuseum houses Rembrandt's The Night Watch.
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and letters.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is an international museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design.
Rembrandt monument on Rembrandtplein
Coldplay performing at the Amsterdam Arena, 2016
The Concertgebouw or Royal Concert Hall houses performances of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and other musical events.
Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam's best-known theatre
One of the decorated boats participating in the 2013 Canal Parade of the Amsterdam Gay Pride
AFC Ajax player Johan Cruyff, 1967
Femke Halsema has been the Mayor of Amsterdam since 2018.
Boroughs of Amsterdam
Police headquarters of Amsterdam
King Willem-Alexander, Princess Beatrix, and Queen Máxima greeting Amsterdammers from the Royal Palace of Amsterdam during Willem-Alexanders inauguration in 2013
A tram crossing the Keizersgracht
The Amsterdam Metro is a mixed subway and above ground rapid transit system consisting of five lines.
Amsterdam Centraal station, the city's main train station
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ranks as Europe's third-busiest airport for passenger traffic.
Police bicyclist crossing a bridge over the Prinsengracht
Bicyclist at Amsterdam
The Agnietenkapel Gate at the University of Amsterdam, founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre

Aalsmeer is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

- Aalsmeer

Found within the Dutch province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the "Venice of the North", due to the large number of canals which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

- Amsterdam

The town is located 13 km (8 mi) southwest of Amsterdam.

- Aalsmeer

161,265). The province's largest city and also the largest city in the Netherlands is the Dutch capital Amsterdam, with a population of 862,965 as of November 2019.

- North Holland


- North Holland

This can be recognised by the suffix -meer which means lake, as in Aalsmeer, Bijlmermeer, Haarlemmermeer and Watergraafsmeer.

- Amsterdam

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Map of Nieuwer-Amstel, 1865–1870
Topographic map of Amstelveen, September 2014
KPMG head office
Downtown Amstelveen
Line 25 tram leaving the Amstelveen Poortwachter stop
Jan Peter Balkenende, 2006
Jan Cornelis Hofman, self portrait, 1929
Famke Janssen, 2013
Jolanda de Rover, 1981
Robbert Schilder, 2008
Brandweer, Amstelveen
Paulus Kerk
Boathouse Bosbaan

Amstelveen is a municipality in the province of North Holland, Netherlands with a population of 89,918 It is a suburban part of the Amsterdam metropolitan area.

The name Amstelveen comes from the Amstel, a local river (as does the name Amsterdam) and veen, meaning fen, peat, or moor.

"Fort at the Schiphol" was a ditch separating Aalsmeer and Amstelveen, and named after a piece of land from Amstelveen.


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Topographic map of Haarlemmermeer, June 2015
Historic map of the Haarlemmermeer before reclamation.
Pumping Station Cruquius
Cruquiusmuseum entrance, taken from Cruquiusmuseum park
TransPort Building - Houses the head offices of Martinair and Transavia.com
Calatrava bridge - Cittern
Schiphol Airport
Boardroom of the local government in Hoofddorp
Hendrik Colijn, 1925
Tineke Netelenbos, 2015
Fanny Blankers-Koen, 1988

Haarlemmermeer is a municipality in the west of the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

But it was not until a furious hurricane in November 1836 drove the waters as far as the gates of Amsterdam, and another on Christmas Day sent them in the opposite direction to submerge the streets of Leiden, that the mind of the nation was seriously turned to the matter.

In 1895 a double canal lock was built at Aalsmeer, boosting the economy.