Trivia Time #1

For the first Trivia Time post, I thought it’d be good to cover some basic information about the area where we live.

Amstelveen FlagAmstelveen (pronounced Am-stel-vein) is a suburb to the south of Amsterdam. It is the international headquarters for Team McLennan, as well as professional services firm KPMG and communications technology giant Cisco Systems.

It’s a small, quiet community, with just 79,000 inhabitants, but it’s close proximity to Amsterdam and Schipol airport, it’s an ideal location. We’re located ~2min (walking) to the nearest Metro line, which makes getting to and from the city relatively easy.

External Resources (all links open new windows):
http://www.amstelveen.nl/ Amstelveen’s Official Website (mostly Dutch, some English)
http://www.amstelveenweb.com/english An Amstelveen Website with more information in English
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amstelveen Amstelveen’s Wikipedia page

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