Overtoomse Veld

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.

Overtoomse Veld
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
COROPAmsterdam
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

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:


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