Slotervaart (neighbourhood)

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Tuinstad Slotervaart
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Slotervaart as part of Amsterdam
Slotervaart as part of Amsterdam
ProvinceNorth Holland
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code020

Slotervaart (short for Tuinstad Slotervaart) is a neighborhood in the far western part of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The area is named after the canal Slotervaart; the first houses were built in 1955.

Just outside the residential area there is a hospital, the Slotervaartziekenhuis (since 1976),[1] and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) (since 1979).[2]

Since 1990 Slotervaart was a part of the urban district of Slotervaart-Overtoomse Veld, which was renamed in 2004 as shortly Slotervaart. In 2010 however this borough was merged with surrounding boroughs into the larger borough Amsterdam Nieuw-West.


Coordinates: 52°21′N 4°50′E / 52.350°N 4.833°E / 52.350; 4.833