Oude Pijp

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Oude Pijp
Govert Flinckstraat, Oude Pijp
Govert Flinckstraat, Oude Pijp
Location of Oude Pijp (green) in Amsterdam
Location of Oude Pijp (green) in Amsterdam
CountryNetherlands
Province North Holland
MunicipalityAmsterdam
BoroughZuid
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Oude Pijp (Dutch for "Old Pipe"), also known as Noord-Pijp (Dutch for "North-Pipe") is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands located in an urbanised part of the Zuid borough. It had a population of 14,102 in 2011 and an area of 68 hectares.[1] Together with Nieuwe Pijp, Oude Pijp forms De Pijp.

Oude Pijp is bordered by the Boerenwetering (west), the Singelgracht (north), the Amstel (east), and the Ceintuurbaan (south). The Sarphatipark is part of Oude Pijp. Notable locations include the Albert Cuyp Market and the Heineken Experience, a former Heineken brewery, currently an industrial museum.

Several books by notable Dutch authors are set in Oude Pijp in the early 20th century:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeente Amsterdam, Stadsdeel Zuid, de staat van de buurten in Zuid: Oude Pijp (Municipality of Amsterdam, South District, current state of neighborhoods in the South: Oude Pijp)" (PDF). Bureau Onderzoek en Statistiek/Stadsdeel Zuid. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2013.