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  CurrencyEuro
  
  
  
  Culinary specialities Haring (pickled herrings), pea soup, Stamppot (mashed potatoes, vegetables and smoked sausage)
  
  Nearest P&O port Rotterdam
  
  Famous PeopleRembrandt a Dutch Master; Anne Frank, diarist and victim of the Holocaust.
  
  Historical factDuring the 17th century Amsterdam was the most important port in the world.
  
  
  
  Average temperaturesWinter 6C / Summer 19C