Amsterdam

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Amsterdam (, UK also ; ) is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.wikipedia
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Amsterdam (, UK also ; ) is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
The five largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Eindhoven.

The Hague

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Its status as the capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands, although it is not the seat of the government, which is The Hague.
With a metropolitan population of more than 1 million, it is the third-largest city in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

Capital of the Netherlands

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Amsterdam (, UK also ; ) is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands according to the Constitution of the Netherlands, although the States General and the Executive Branch have been situated in The Hague since 1588, along with the Supreme Court and the Council of State.

Canals of Amsterdam

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The 17th-century canals of Amsterdam and the 19–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges.

Philips

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Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there, including Philips, AkzoNobel, TomTom and ING.
Koninklijke Philips N.V. (literally Royal Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam, one of the largest electronics companies in the world, currently focused in the area of healthcare and lighting.

Haarlem

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The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country but is not its capital, which is Haarlem.
It is a 15-minute train ride from Amsterdam, and many residents commute to the country's capital for work.

Randstad

Amsterdam–The Hague–Rotterdammain citiesRandstad province
The metropolitan area comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, with a population of approximately 8 million.
The Randstad is a megalopolis in the central-western Netherlands consisting primarily of the four largest Dutch cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht) and their surrounding areas.

TomTom

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Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there, including Philips, AkzoNobel, TomTom and ING.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom was originally named Palmtop Software, founded by Peter-Frans Pauwels, Pieter Geelen, Harold Goddijn and Corinne Vigreux.

List of tourist attractions in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
Amsterdam, one of Europe's capitals, has many attractions for visitors.

ING Group

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Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there, including Philips, AkzoNobel, TomTom and ING.
The ING Group (ING Groep) is a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.

Baruch Spinoza

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Famous Amsterdam residents include the diarist Anne Frank, artists Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh, and philosopher Baruch Spinoza.
Spinoza was raised in a Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam.

Port of Amsterdam

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The Port of Amsterdam to this day remains the second in the country, and the fifth largest seaport in Europe.
The port of Amsterdam (Haven van Amsterdam) is a seaport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

North Holland

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The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country but is not its capital, which is Haarlem.
The capital and seat of the provincial government is Haarlem, and the province's largest city is the Netherlands' capital Amsterdam.

Anne Frank

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Famous Amsterdam residents include the diarist Anne Frank, artists Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh, and philosopher Baruch Spinoza.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, Netherlands, having moved there with her family at the age of four and a half when the Nazis gained control over Germany.

AkzoNobel

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Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there, including Philips, AkzoNobel, TomTom and ING.
The board holds office in Amsterdam.

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (Municipal Museum Amsterdam), colloquially known as the Stedelijk, is a museum for modern art, contemporary art, and design located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Royal Palace of Amsterdam

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam in Amsterdam (Dutch: Koninklijk Paleis van Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) is one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.

Amstel

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Amsterdam's name derives from Amstelredamme, indicative of the city's origin around a dam in the river Amstel.
The Amstel is a river in the Netherlands which flows from Nieuwveen to Amsterdam, where it meets the IJ bay.

Van Gogh Museum

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
The Van Gogh Museum is an art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Rijksmuseum

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.
The Rijksmuseum (National Museum) is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam.

Paradiso (Amsterdam)

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The city is also well known for its nightlife and festival activity; several of its nightclubs (Melkweg, Paradiso) are among the world's most famous.
Paradiso is a music venue and cultural centre located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Stelling van Amsterdam

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The 17th-century canals of Amsterdam and the 19–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Defence Line of Amsterdam (in Dutch named Stelling van Amsterdam, ) is a 135 km ring of fortifications around Amsterdam.

Euronext Amsterdam

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The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world, is located in the city centre.
Euronext Amsterdam is a stock exchange based in Amsterdam.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one of the top financial centres in Europe, Amsterdam is considered an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) study group.
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Utrecht

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Amsterdam is much younger than Dutch cities such as Nijmegen, Rotterdam, and Utrecht.
Utrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands until the Dutch Golden Age, when it was surpassed by Amsterdam as the country's cultural centre and most populous city.