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City government Amsterdam

The city's systems and policies are created and maintained through dualistic co-operation between the City Council and Mayor & College of Alderpersons, strongly linked to the voice of the people. This section contains information on how the City Government works, the make-up of the current council and profiles of the mayor and alderpersons.

Amsterdam government, Mayor and College of Alderpersons

Amsterdam, a European capital

Amsterdam's city council is dedicated to setting the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area more prominently on the European stage, motivated by a belief in Euro...

Official matters

Discover all of the essential practical information you’ll need in Amsterdam: registering, permits, visas and more.

Amsterdam helpline: 14 020

English-speaking Amsterdammers have a handy number to call with their questions related to civic issues, as the 14 020 service, the City of Amsterdam'...