Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

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Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Metropoolregio Amsterdam
Metropolitan region
Amsterdam Cityscape.jpg
SkylineAlmere.JPG Haarlem Spaarne Turfmarkt 01.jpg
Images, from top down, left to right: Amsterdam cityscape in May 2012, Almere during overcast in 2007, Haarlem on the Spaarne river in 2013
Coordinates: 52°22′00″N 4°54′00″E / 52.366667°N 4.9°E / 52.366667; 4.9Coordinates: 52°22′00″N 4°54′00″E / 52.366667°N 4.9°E / 52.366667; 4.9
Country  Netherlands
Provinces  North Holland
 Flevoland
Largest Cities Amsterdam
Almere
Haarlem
Other Municipalities Zaanstad, Haarlemmermeer, Hilversum, Amstelveen, Purmerend, Lelystad, Velsen, Gooise Meren, Huizen, Beverwijk, Heemskerk, Aalsmeer
Area
 • Metropolitan region 2,580.26 km2 (996.24 sq mi)
 • Urban[a] 1,140.2 km2 (440.2 sq mi)
 • Amsterdam[b] 448.44 km2 (173.14 sq mi)
 • Municipality[c] 219.32 km2 (84.68 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Metropolitan region 2,332,773
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,575,263
 • Urban density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
 • Amsterdam 1,112,165
 • Amsterdam density 2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
 • Municipality 813,562
 • Municipality density 3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)

The Amsterdam metropolitan area (Dutch: Metropoolregio Amsterdam) is the city region around the city of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. 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,[4] 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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  1. ^ Amsterdam Urban Region (SG)[1]
    Municipalities:
    · Amsterdam
    · Almere
    · Zaanstad
    · Haarlemmermeer
    · Amstelveen
    · Purmerend
    · Diemen
    · Waterland
    · Wormerland
    · Ouder-Amstel
    · Landsmeer
    · Oostzaan
    · Muiden
    · Zeevang
  2. ^ Amsterdam Agglomeration (GA)[2]
    Municipalities:
    · Amsterdam
    · Zaanstad
    · Amstelveen
    · Diemen
    · Wormerland
    · Landsmeer
    · Oostzaan
  3. ^ Municipality of Amsterdam[3]
    Boroughs:
    · Amsterdam-Centrum
    · Amsterdam-Noord
    · Amsterdam Nieuw-West
    · Amsterdam-Oost
    · Amsterdam-West
    · Amsterdam Westpoort
    · Amsterdam-Zuid
    · Amsterdam-Zuidoost

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amsterdam (SG)". CBS. 2014. Stadsgewest Amsterdam 
  2. ^ "Amsterdam (GA)". CBS. 2014. Grootstedelijke Agglomeratie Amsterdam 
  3. ^ "Amsterdam". CBS. 2014. Gemeente Amsterdam 
  4. ^ http://www.metropoolregioamsterdam.nl/background.html

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