A report on North Holland, Amsterdam and Aalsmeer
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
Aalsmeer- 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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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.
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.