Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. Its name derives from a dam in the river Amstel. Founded in the 12th century as a fishing village, Amsterdam was one of the most important ports in the world in the 17th century.
Title: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Creator: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team
Date Created: 2012-11-26
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