VolksNav in Amsterdam

Click or doubleClick a point on map to know the logical indoor or area code of that point

Area codes consist of hours, minutes and radius according to following convention:

StatusQuo(c) Amsterdam prefix of an area code The urban pole is the National Monument
m12 basic horizon hour from urban pole to north, m3 to east etc.
number after the " : " horizon minutes distance to the horizon hour, in steps of 100 meters
The blue lines on grid show :50 minutes
r... radius

distance to the urban pole, in steps of 100m.
The red circle shows r100 = 10km.

download Amsterdam_r100.KML

This map converts lat/lon to StatusQuo(c) on a simplified mode, tolerable for radius < 10 km. For a professional conversion, see VolksNav.com/mapplet

The division of the horizon into 12 directions can also be used global or indoor, example airport Schiphol

sch. 1 unity = 10 meters


MarineTerrein logmar

Cruijff Arena


other buildings: RAI / Rijksmuseum


This method allows to form station codes, line codes and line pictograms, example Metro M52

Line from m1 to m6 (1>6) or m6 to m1 (6>1)

61say "line one six" or "six one"

name time/space radius
Pathé Amsterdam Noord m1:6 r41
IJplein en Vogelbuurt m1:6 r25
Central m1:1 r8
----------- east/west and north/south transition    
Rockin m6: r4
Muntplein m6 r8
Vijzelgracht m6:2 r15
de Pijp m6:2 r21
Europaplein m6:1 r35
RAI m6:2 r40