Cool (district of Rotterdam)

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Neighborhood of Rotterdam
Country  Netherlands
Province South Holland
COROP Rijnmond
City Rotterdam
Borough Centrum
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Coordinates: 51°55′10″N 4°28′32″E / 51.91944°N 4.47556°E / 51.91944; 4.47556

Cool is a neighborhood of Rotterdam, Netherlands in the Centrum borough. It is enclosed by the Weena in the north, the Mauritsweg and Schiedamsedijk in the west, Vasteland in the south and the Coolsingel in the east.


The name Cool is first found in 1280. In 1816 the independent municipality of Cool was annexed by the city of Rotterdam. During the Rotterdam Blitz in 1940 much of the district was destroyed but some streets survived such as Oude Binnenweg and Witte de Withstraat.

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