A report on Amstel, Amsterdam and Dam Square
Dam Square or the Dam is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.- Dam Square
It flows from the Aarkanaal and Drecht in Nieuwveen northwards, passing Uithoorn, Amstelveen, and Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, to the IJ in Amsterdam.- Amstel
Amsterdam was founded at the Amstel, that was dammed to control flooding; the city's name derives from the Amstel dam.- Amsterdam
Dam Square lies in the historical center of Amsterdam, approximately 750 m south of the main transportation hub, Centraal Station, at the original location of the dam in the river Amstel.- Dam Square
The river is interrupted at Rokin that is partly filled up, Dam Square, and Damrak that is partly filled up.- Amstel
The construction of a dam at the mouth of the Amstel, eponymously named Dam, is historically estimated to have occurred between 1264 and 1275.- Amsterdam
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The Rokin is a canal and major street in the centre of Amsterdam.
The street runs from Muntplein square to Dam square.
Canal boats are now moored on the remaining part of the water, from the Amstel to Grimburgwal.
The Damrak is an avenue and partially filled in canal at the centre of Amsterdam, running between Amsterdam Centraal in the north and Dam Square in the south.
The street was located on a rak (reach), a straight part of the Amstel river near a dam; hence the name.