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World Capital Cities A through C - - Capital Cities D through M - - Capital Cities N through Z


Abu Dhabi  - Abuja  - Accra  - Addis Ababa  - Al-Manámah ( Manama )  - Algiers  - Amman  - Amsterdam  - Ankara  - Antananarivo  - Ashgabat  - Asmara  - Astana  - Asunción  -  Athens  - Baghdad  - Baku  - Bandar Seri Begawan  - Bangkok  - Bangui  - Banjul  - Beijing  - Belgrade  - Belmopan  - Bern  - Berlin  - Bishkek  - Bissau  -Bogota  - Brasilia  - Bratislava  - Brazzaville  - Brussels  - Bucharest  - Budapest  - Buenos Aires  - Bujumbura  - Cairo - Canberra  - Caracas  - Chisinau  - Colombo  - Conakry  - Copenhagen


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Amsterdam __ "The city was founded in the late 12th century as a small fishing village. The historical centre with its concentric canals was largely built during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century." You will find an encyclopedic article. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amsterdam

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol __ General airport information and flight information. - illustrated - From schiphol.nl - http://www.schiphol.nl/index_en.html

Amsterdam area - Size of city in square kilometers - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/amsterdam_area   

Amsterdam History __ "The oldest archaeological finds in Amsterdam date from Roman times - coins and a few artefacts suggest there were people around, but there's no evidence of human settlement. This isn't surprising, considering the region was a delightful mass of shifting lakes, swamps and soggy peat. Amsterdam's earliest settlers were dam-building 12th-century farmers and fisherfolk who tamed the marshlands around the Amstel with ditches and dikes." This and much more. - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/amsterdam/history.htm

Amsterdam History - Historical Information About Amsterdam __ "Amsterdam was founded at the place where two fishermen and a seasick dog jumped ashore from a small boat to escape a storm in the Zuider Zee. The dog threw up, thereby marking the spot."  Is this true?  Find out. - From nileguide.com - http://www.nileguide.com/destination/amsterdam/overview/history

Amsterdam.info History of Amsterdam __ A brief overview of city history. You will also find other material about Amsterdam. - from amsterdam.info - http://www.amsterdam.info/basics/history/ 

Amsterdam.info - Jewish Amsterdam __ "Wandering around in the Jewish Quarter gives you a view of centuries of Jewish life in Amsterdam. Visiting the museums, historical sites and monuments gives you a deeper insight in Jewish history, religion and culture."  History, culture and more. - From amsterdam.info - http://www.amsterdam.info/jewish/

Amsterdam Maps: Amsterdam hotels and Amsterdam city guide __ Though a commercial travel site, there is a wealth of information and images here. - illustrated - From worldexecutive.com - http://www.worldexecutive.com/cityguides/amsterdam/maps.html 
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam Museums and Galleries __ "The city is home to forty-two museums and galleries reflecting Amsterdam's cultural diversity and appealing to a wide range of interests, from the tiniest specialist studio to some of the finest European art collections in the world." You can learn more about them. - From amsterdam-museums.com - http://www.amsterdam-museums.com/ 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands Your Complete Guide To Amsterdam __ Just what the title says. You can find everything from a good history of the city to religious information, museums, shopping, attractions and much more. - illustrated - From wcities, Inc. - http://amsterdamne.ags.myareaguide.com/

Amsterdam Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos, pictures of Amsterdam. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Netherlands/South/Noord-Holland/Amsterdam/

Amsterdam Photos at PBase.com __ With over 700 galleries of Amsterdam photos and pictures, you might spend some time here. - illustrated - From PBase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Amsterdam  

Amsterdam Travel __ "Amsterdam is one of the world's best hangouts, a canny blend of old and new: radical squatter art installations hang off 17th-century eaves; BMWs give way to bicycles; and triple-strength monk-made beer is drunk in gleaming, minimalist cafes." This and much more. - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/amsterdam/

Amsterdam Video tour guide - Amsterdam.com English __ Here is video of Amsterdam attractions. Quicktime format. - From amsterdam.com - http://www.amsterdam.com/

Architecture of Amsterdam ... __ You will find galleries of interesting architectural features of the city. Use the link list on the left side of the photos to access different architectural elements and scenes. Each is well annotated. - illustrated - From glasssteelandstone.com - http://www.glasssteelandstone.com/NL/Amsterdam.html

Google Map of the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands - Nations Online __ "Searchable map/satellite view of Amsterdam capital of the Netherlands." - From nationsonline.org - http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/google_map_Amsterdam.htm 

History of Amsterdam __ "An important year in the history of Amsterdam was 1275. While Amstelland fell under the administrative jurisdiction of the Prince-bishop's Sticht Utrecht, Count Floris V of Holland granted the fishmen exemption from tolls. This meant the inhabitants in the vicinity of Aemstelledamme had right to travel through the county Holland without having to pay toll." You will find an encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Amsterdam  

History and culture in Amsterdam - Amsterdam attractions __ You will find many click-to-read articles about attractions in the city. - From tripadvisor.com - http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g188590-Activities-c1-Amsterdam_Noord_Holland.html 
Images of the Netherlands - 1 - Amsterdam __ Great online collection of click-to-enlarge photos. - illustrated - From travel-images.com - http://www.travel-images.com/netherlands.html 

The Internet Guide to Amsterdam __ "A guide to Amsterdam to print and take with you, covering: language, money, hotels, eating and drinking, transport, shopping, news, communications, ..." An excellent guide and it is free. - From Steven Pemberton and Astrid Kerssens - http://homepages.cwi.nl/~steven/amsterdam.html 

pictures of Amsterdam at picturesofplaces.com - amsterdam pictures ... __ "Amsterdam pictures including Amstel River, buildings, bridges, canals, waterfront, and more!" - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/netherlands/amsterdam.html

population of Amsterdam 2010 __ Amsterdam population figure - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_amsterdam_2010  

Van Gogh Museum: English __ Take an online look at this great museum in Amsterdam. Learn about the collections, find out what is in the works, and much more. - illustrated - From vangoghmuseum.com - http://www.vangoghmuseum.com/bisrd/top-1-2.html

Video of Amsterdam __ A brief video showing various aspects of Amsterdam and a brief description. - From travelvideo.tv - http://www.travelvideo.tv/videos/holland/amsterdamvideo.html

Welcome to the University of Amsterdam __ General information about the school, history and course offerings. - illustrated - From .uva.nl - http://www.english.uva.nl/start.cfm



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