Overtoomse Veld

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Overtoomse Veld
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Country  Netherlands
Province North Holland
COROP Amsterdam
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Coordinates: 52°21′48.01″N 4°50′18.1″E / 52.3633361°N 4.838361°E / 52.3633361; 4.838361 Overtoomse Veld is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is named for the Overtoomse Sluis, which was an old portage point dating from the 14th century on a major cargo route to and from Amsterdam at the junction of two waterschap areas, Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland and Hoogheemraadschap van Amstelland.

In neighborhood Overtoomse Veld-Noord the following streets are named after Dutch painters from the 19th and 20th century:

In neighborhood Overtoomse Veld-Midden the following streets are named after philosophers:

For the Delflandpleinbuurt area in Overtoomse Veld-Zuid, the names come from places in Delfland: