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Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA) is comprised of several surrounding municipalities, including the cities of Amsterdam, Almere, Amstelveen, Diemen, Haarlem, Haarlemmermeer, Hilversum and Velsen.

Welcome to the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area!

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA) lies to the north of the Randstad and encompasses the city of Amsterdam and the Dutch provinces of North Holland and Flevoland. The area has a total population of over 2 million inhabitants.

The Expatcenter is a joint initiative of the cities of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Almere, Diemen, Haarlem, Haarlemmermeer, Hilversum and Velsen.

Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

Almere

From the moment of its establishment in 1976, Almere has been one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Since its initial development as a suburban...

Amstelveen

Amstelveen, just outside of Amsterdam, is a town in which it's a joy to live and work. And it has a decidedly international outlook, reflected by the ...

Diemen

The tranquil municipality of Diemen lies just nine kilometres southeast of Amsterdam’s city centre. Its accessible location combined with quiet neighb...

Haarlem

Haarlem is one of the Netherlands’ most beautiful old cities, offering a huge amount of historic sites. It has a lively community of 150,000 inhabitan...

Haarlemmermeer

With a population of more than 140,000, Haarlemmermeer ranks among the twenty largest municipalities in the Netherlands. Twenty-six villages are dotte...

Hilversum

Hilversum is a city filled with possibilities, whether you live there, work there, or if you’re just visiting. It is a lively community of 86,000 inha...

Velsen

The City of Velsen consists of seven boroughs and is home to approximately 67,000 people. It’s a region of impressive contrasts, where you can live in...