Atlas of Amsterdam

A fascinating voyage of discovery




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  • Binding:Hardcover
  • Stock:In Stock
  • ISBN:9789001854232
  • Size:25 cm wide x 35 cm high
  • Pages:272

Atlas of Amsterdam

A fascinating voyage of discovery




  • Hundreds of maps, illustrations and photos
  • Information about the city and its residents, governance and education, ferries and trams, beliefs old and new, Leidseplein and the garden villages, the Concertgebouw and the dance scene
  • Whole-page infographics about Museumplein, Artis, Centraal station, Oude Kerk, the Zuidas and more
  • Historical glimpses into the VOC, the Defence Line of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam School
  • Information on each city district
  • Complete topographic map of Amsterdam and the surrounding area

The atlas tells you everything you always wanted to know about Amsterdam, and everything you never knew you wanted to know too.

Did you know, for example, that:

  • Amsterdam has 881,000 bicycles, and 24.7 cars per 100 residents
  • 1,259 trams cross Leidseplein each day
  • The bicycle is the most popular way of getting around the city (43%), followed by the car (35%) and public transport (22%)
  • The number of people flying to and from Amsterdam has drastically increased from 16,000 in 1940 to 5,172,000 in 1970 and 55,000,000 in 2014
  • The number of coffee shops has dropped from 350 in 1995 to 176 in 2015
  • The city has around 20 breweries
  • Canal cruise boats are by far the most popular tourist attraction in Amsterdam (around 3,800,000 people went for a ride on one of the 120 canal cruise boats in 2014)
  • Football is the favourite sport among Amsterdam’s youth


Details

  • ISBN:9789001854232
  • Size:25 cm wide x 35 cm high
  • Pages:272