Feijenoord district

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For the football stadium, see De Kuip.
Feijenoord
A sign marking the neighbourhood boundary.
A sign marking the neighbourhood boundary.
The neighbourhood (in green) on a map of Rotterdam.
The neighbourhood (in green) on a map of Rotterdam.
Country  Netherlands
Province South Holland
COROP Rotterdam
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Feijenoord (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfɛ.jə.ˌnɔːrt]) is a district in Rotterdam and is located south of the Nieuwe Maas. As of 1 January 2004 there were 72,320 citizens. The area is 6.44 km² (1.45 km² of this is water). It is not the home of the city's main football club, Feyenoord, which is situated in the neighbouring township of IJsselmonde.

The district gained significance in the 19th century as a centre of shipbuilding, principally at the Feijenoord yard.

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Coordinates: 51°53′46″N 4°30′50″E / 51.896°N 4.514°E / 51.896; 4.514