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Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Oct. 14, 2015
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2015  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol AMZN  
Entity Registrant Name AMAZON COM INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001018724  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   468,762,005