Slotervaart (neighbourhood)

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.

Not to be confused with Slotervaart (former borough).

Slotervaart

Tuinstad Slotervaart
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Slotervaart as part of Amsterdam
CountryNetherlands
Province North Holland
MunicipalityAmsterdam
BoroughNieuw-West
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)020

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.

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