Expansion of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth Century

Amsterdam in 1600 . The situation just before the large expansion
In de 17th century the VOC trading with the east Indies was very succesfull. The VOC was by then the largest company in the world. Amsterdam was untill then onley a small town but started to grow when VOC money came in How did the city expand in this "Golden age"? A birdsview of the expansion of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth Century.


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