districts

Amsterdam is comprised of seven city districts that include various neighbourhoods. Each district has its own district office. Amsterdam’s city districts include: Centre (including the canal ring and the Jordaan), West (with, for example, Oud-West, Westerpark and De Baarsjes neighbourhoods), Zuid (including De Pijp and Oud Zuid), Oost (with Oosterpark and IJburg), Noord, Nieuw-West (Osdorp and Slotervaart) and Zuidoost.

District of Zuid

City of Amsterdam District of Zuid (South) combines former districts Oud-Zuid and Zuideramstel as of 1 May 2010. The size of the new district is 17 km...

District of West

City of Amsterdam District of West combines the former districts Westerpark, Oud-West, De Baarsjes and Bos en Lommer. The size of the district is 10 k...

District of Nieuw-West

City of Amsterdam District of Nieuw-West (New West) combines former districts Geuzenveld-Slotermeer, Osdorp and Slotervaart as of 1 May 2010. The size...

District of Oost

City of Amsterdam District of Oost (East) combines former districts Zeeburg and Oost-Watergraafsmeer as of 1 May 2010. The size of the new district is...

Recycling in Amsterdam

In greater Amsterdam it is normal practice to separate your household waste in order to utilise the growing array of recycling options and work toward...

Moving to Amsterdam

Get set for a new start in Amsterdam: read on for relocation tips and find out about employment, housing, international schools and more.

Amsterdam city districts

Amsterdam is broken up into seven city districts (stadsdelen). An overview of each district, including its neighbourhoods (buurten), office (stadsloke...

Neighbourhoods

Each area of Amsterdam has its own character and charm, and its own unique offering of schools, shops, parks, restaurants and cultural activities. And...