Badhoevedorp is a village within the municipality of Haarlemmermeer in the Dutch province of North Holland with 12,044 inhabitants in 2011. The village is separated from the old village of Sloten by the hoop canal, seeing that 1921 part of the municipality of Amsterdam. The Sloterbrug has been connecting both villages on the grounds that 1879. Furthermore, there are the Oude Haagsebrug and the Lijnderbrug that shape a reference to Amsterdam Nieuw West.
Along the hoop canal one comes inside the northwest over the Akerdijk close to the village of Lijnden, inside the southeast over the Nieuwemeerdijk near the hamlet of Nieuwe Meer. Badhoevedorp is named after the model farm De Badhoeve by Jacob Paulus Amersfoordt, mayor of Haarlemmermeer. This farmhouse, built in 1854, became named after a seashore at the then Haarlemmermeer immediate where later the now not present Akerbad stood in Sloten wherein there has been a washing location. This farm attracted interest quickly after creation because of modern farming strategies. Among other matters, Queen Sophia has visited the farm. Initially Badhoevedorp became not a whole lot a variety of houses across the version farm "de Badhoeve" at the ring dike of the Haarlemmermeer, however from the 1930s the village turned into extended as a lawn village close to Amsterdam.