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Coat of arms of Hoogvliet
Coat of arms
Hoogvliet in the municipality of Rotterdam.
Hoogvliet in the municipality of Rotterdam.
Country Netherlands
Province Zuid-Holland
Municipality Rotterdam
Population ca. 36.600

Hoogvliet is a borough of Rotterdam, Netherlands. As of 1 January 2004, it had 36,619 inhabitants. There is also a national chain of Dutch supermarkets with the same name.


The village Hoogvliet was first mentioned on 26 May 1326 in the archive of the heren van Putten & Strijen inv. nr. 144. It used to be called Oedenvliet, Oudenvliet and Odenvliet. It was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1934, when it merged with Rotterdam.[1]

Hoogvliet in 1866.


Public transportation[edit]

Hoogvliet has a connection to the city of Rotterdam by Rotterdam Metro lines C and D, through Tussenwater, Hoogvliet, and Zalmplaat stations.

Parking places are free of charge. During rush hours and if the Spijkenisse bridge is open, the road from the freeway to Spijkenisse may be clogged.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]

Coordinates: 51°52′N 4°21′E / 51.867°N 4.350°E / 51.867; 4.350