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Amstelveen

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Amstelveen

Image:Dutch Municipality Amstelveen 2006.png

Country Netherlands
Province North Holland </tr>

<tr style="vertical-align: top;"> <td>Coordinates</td> <td>52.30° N 4.87° E</td> Coordinates: 52.30° N 4.87° E

Area 44.08 km²
- Land 41.78 km²
- Water 2.30 km²
Population (2005) 78,912
- Density 1,888/km² </tr>

<tr style="vertical-align: top;"> <td>Mayor</td> <td>J.H.C. van Zanen (VVD)</td></tr> <tr style="vertical-align: top;"> <td>Website</td> <td>www.amstelveen.nl

Amstelveen  is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is part of the metropolitan area of Amsterdam.

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[edit] Some facts

  • Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende started his political career as member of the Amstelveen city council.
  • Amstelveen has a light rail connection with Amsterdam.
  • The COBRA Museum is located in Amstelveen.
  • The headquarters of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is located in Amstelveen
  • there is a large group of English speaking ex-pats living in Amstelveen.
  • The International School Amsterdam is located in Amstelveen.
  • as a result of the vicinity of Schiphol, there are lots of Japanese companies in Amstelveen. This one of the reasons the Nihon Ki-in opened its European Go and Cultural Centre in Amstelveen.

[edit] Population centres

The municipality of Amstelveen consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Amstelveen, Bovenkerk, Nes aan de Amstel, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel (partly).

[edit] Local government

The municipal council of Amstelveen consists of 35 seats, which are divided as follows:

  • VVD - 9 seats
  • PvdA - 8 seats
  • GroenLinks - 5 seats
  • Burger Belangen - 5 seats
  • CDA - 4 seats
  • D66 - 2 seats
  • Christen Unie - 1 seat
  • OCA/VSP - 1 seat

[edit] Twin Town

[edit] References

[edit] External links


 
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