Amsterdam-Centrum

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Amsterdam-Centrum
neighborhood
De Wallen
De Wallen
Amsterdam-Centrum as part of Amsterdam
Amsterdam-Centrum as part of Amsterdam
Country  Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality (Gemeente) Amsterdam
Borough (Stadsdeel) Amsterdam-Centrum
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 020
Website http://www.centrum.amsterdam.nl

Amsterdam-Centrum is the inner-most deelgemeente, or submunicipality, within the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Originally governed locally as the City of Amsterdam, it was reestablished in 2002 as a stadsdeel (similar to a borough in New York City) of a Greater Amsterdam municipality. There are approximately 83,500 inhabitants living within the 8.04 square kilometer (2.93 square mile) stadsdeed, of which 0.22 km2is water.

Districts of the Centrum[edit]

Stadsdeel governing board[edit]

Dayly governing board[edit]

Since 2010 is Jeanine van Pinxteren (Groenlinks) the stadsdeel president. Between 2006 and 2010 was Els Iping (PvdA) stadsdeel president. She succeeded Anne Lize van der Stoel (VVD).

Stadsdeel council[edit]

The council was founded in 2002, with the deelgemeente. The number of council members was set at 27, but in 2006 it was raised with 2 till 29.

Deelraad seats
Party 2002 2006 2010
PvdA 7 7 5
VVD 7 6 6
Groenlinks 6 6 8
SP - 5 3
D66 3 2 7
AA/DG 2 2 -
Opheffen.nu - 1 -
CDA 1 - -
Mokum Mobiel 1 - -
Totaal 27 29 29

The underlined numbers form the coalition.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°22′23″N 4°53′32″E / 52.37306°N 4.89222°E / 52.37306; 4.89222