Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

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The Amsterdam metropolitan area (Dutch: Metropoolregio Amsterdam) is the monocentric metropolitan area around the Dutch capital Amsterdam. It lies in the Noordvleugel (North Wing) of the larger polycentric Randstad metropolitan area and encompasses the city of Amsterdam, the Dutch provinces of North Holland and Flevoland, as well as 36 further municipalities within these two provinces,[1] with a total population of over 2,4 million inhabitants.

The administrative responsibility for the Amsterdam metropolitan area lies with the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Central Administration (BKG).



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Coordinates: 52°22′N 4°54′E / 52.367°N 4.900°E / 52.367; 4.900