Empe is a settlement in the municipality of Brummen in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. Its population is 690 on 1 January 2005. Empe is located on the Apeldoorn- Zutphen railway, 4 km west of Zutphen. The NS railway station Voorst-Empe was reopened on 10 December 2006. The castle Huis Empe, built in 1550 by Thomas van Buerlo, mayor of Zutphen, lies on the edge of the village.