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Geography of Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam Climate Monthly Climate Statistics Amsterdam, Netherlands Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg. Max. 4�C 6�C 9�C 13�C 17�C 20�C 22�C 22�C 19�C 14�C 9�C 6�C Avg. Min. -1�C -1�C 1�C 3�C 7�C 10�C 12�C 12�C 9�C 7�C 3�C 1�C Mean 2�C 3�C 5�C 8�C 12�C 15�C 17�C 17�C 14�C 11�C 6�C 3�C Avg. Precip. 69 mm 48 mm 66 mm 53 mm 61 mm 71 mm 76 mm 71 mm 66 mm 74 mm 81 mm 84 mm The graph shows that rainfall in Amsterdam is very similar through out the year but peaks in July, November and December with 84mm of rain. The temperature is at its highest in June, July and August. This shows that Amsterdam has a quite temperate climate, which is very similar through out the year. Topography The topography of Amsterdam is mainly a flat area, with a wide system of canals running through the centre of the city. It is situated close to the east of Holland. Natural Attractions Amsterdam does not have many natural attractions but does have some. The canal system running through the city is extremely large and also quite famous. Every day Amsterdam's waters teem with boats; barges, sailing and rowing boats, motor boats, and steamers to tour the city. ...read more.

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There are also many Italian, Mexican and vegetarian restaurants. Entertainment The Dutch have always been great traders, and in Amsterdam shoppers are spoiled by the enormous diversity of shops. Leidsestraat, Kalverstraat, Nieuwendijk, Damrak and Rokin are the shopping routes where the department stores, boutiques and souvenirs are concentrated. The more exclusive shops and international fashion houses, boutiques, jewellers and exclusive shoe shops are mainly along Beethovenstraat. Amsterdam also has a historic and very interesting side to the city with many different walks of life. With historic sites to visit such as Dam Square, Site of the National Monument honouring the dead of World War II, the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk (the New Church, where Queen Beatrix was crowned) and the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. A lively meeting place for tourists, shoppers, businesspeople, street performers, artists and children feeding pigeons. When you think of Amsterdam it's not as such the historic side, which comes to mind as the drug culture and red-light district that is well known in Amsterdam. Red-Light District. For better or worse, the place that has become nearly as well known as Amsterdam it's self. It's also the oldest part of the city and is known as Walletjes because the old city walls were located there. ...read more.

Conclusion

The best way to explore the city is on foot. Another way to see the sights is to travel round the city by canal, its cheap, with a guided tour of the city it is also a fine option to see the city itself. Visitor Types Amsterdam brings in a lot of tourists to the city down to the fact that it is a very popular for its drug culture and clubbing for people aged between 18-25. The city is well known for the most notorious its red-light district in the whole of Europe. The city also attracts families young and old. The young families tend to visit the pubs in and around the city to soak up the atmosphere from the pubs. The city also attracts a large amount of middle-aged tourists coming to the city for its historic side and atmosphere. The city relies very heavily on these two main visitor types coming into the city, Amsterdam may also attract businessmen and woman visiting the city on business trips. What tends to happen a lot is that businessmen like to bring their wives along with them so they can go shopping in and around the city. This is also bringing another visitor type to the city of The only other visitor type that may visit the city is family or friends visiting people they are close to within the city. ...read more.

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