Spoorwijk is a residential neighbourhood in the district of , . Its name, literally rail neighbourhood or track neighbourhood, originated from the fact that the area borders the Amsterdam–Haarlem–Rotterdam railway on the west.

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Railway station
Den Haag Moerwijk is a railway station in the Moerwijk district of , in the province of , . Photo: Maurits90, Public domain.

The Needle of Ryswick or Rijswijk is an obelisk in , the , commemorating the Treaty of Ryswick. Photo: Michiel1972, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Hague University of Applied Sciences, abbreviated THUAS, is a university of applied sciences with its campuses located in and around in the Randstad metropolitan region in the west of the . is situated 2 km northeast of Spoorwijk. Photo: Michiel1972, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Den Haag HS, an abbreviation of the original name Den Haag Hollands Spoor, is the oldest train station in , , , located on the Amsterdam–Haarlem–Rotterdam railway. is situated 2 km north of Spoorwijk. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Rijswijk, formerly known as Ryswick in English, is a town and municipality in the Western , in the province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Laak is district of , . With a population of 40,222 and an area of 4.3 square kilometres, it is the smallest and least populous of the city's eight districts. is situated 1¼ km northeast of Spoorwijk.

Escamp is a district of , , built largely after the Second World War, on the 15th century Eskamppolders. is situated 2½ km southwest of Spoorwijk. Photo: 1Veertje, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nieuw Binkhorst is a former industrial area in southeast , , originally called… is situated 2½ km northeast of Spoorwijk.


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