Wyck (Maastricht)

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Wyck
neighbourhood
Location of Wyck in Maastricht
Location of Wyck in Maastricht
Municipality Maastricht
Province Limburg
Country Netherlands
Area
 • Total 64 ha (158 acres)
Population
 • Total 4,600 (Wyck-Céramique combined)

Wyck (Limburgian: Wiek) is a neighbourhood in Maastricht, Netherlands comprising the eastern Maas bank of the city's historic centre.

Areas[edit]

The neighbourhood has three distinct parts:

  • Oud-Wyck (Old Wyck), comprising the built-up area dating from the Middle Ages, once surrounded by Maastricht's city wall.
  • The area surrounding the Maastricht railway station, dating from the 19th-century.
  • Céramique, an area developed during the 1990s/2000s on the site of the former Société Céramique-factory, consisting of mostly new-built apartment blocks and some historic buildings. Though often seen as a neighbourhood in itself, it is officially part of Wyck.

Notable features[edit]

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Location[edit]

Coordinates: 50°50′58″N 50°50′58″E / 50.84944°N 50.84944°E / 50.84944; 50.84944