The Arabian Quarter is a neighborhood in Koningstad that is known to be one of the biggest neighborhoods in Koningstad. It is known to have an unofficial community group that makes lots of different types of improvements to the neighborhood.
This neighborhood was first settled in the 1880s, though an old estate (dating to the 1820s) was already here. Since World War II, many north Africans and Middle-Eastern people came to this neighborhood. By the 1970s, over 60% of the population was of MENA origin. It is mainly a residencial neighborhood, but it has many stores and restaurants selling Arabian and North African foods and goods. The main sites are the City Park and the Koningstad Mosque. Another popular site, for tourists and locals alike is the Koningstad Souq, the neighborhoods Arabian-style market.
See the page Map colors for an explanation of what each color means.
- *1 - Mosque Street
- *2 - Queen Street
- *3 - Van der Ecke Street
|Quarters of Koningstad|
| Streets and avenues
Ambroos Street - Caroman Avenue - Carrington Avenue - Charles Street - Chester Street - Darnant Avenue - Drenthestraat - Duithers Street - Grotestraat - Havering Avenue - Koningstraat - Mosque Street - Queen Street - Vandelet Quay - Van der Ecke Street - Van Draak Street - Van Horne Avenue - Varne Street