Laarbeek

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Laarbeek
Municipality
Skyline of Laarbeek
Flag of Laarbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Laarbeek
Coat of arms
Location of Laarbeek
Coordinates: 51°40′N 05°25′E / 51.667°N 5.417°E / 51.667; 5.417Coordinates: 51°40′N 05°25′E / 51.667°N 5.417°E / 51.667; 5.417
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Area(2006)
 • Total 56.17 km2 (21.69 sq mi)
 • Land 55.36 km2 (21.37 sq mi)
 • Water 0.81 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2007)
 • Total 21,744
 • Density 393/km2 (1,020/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Laarbeek (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. It was formed in 1997 from the former municipalities Beek en Donk, Aarle-Rixtel and Lieshout (which included the village Mariahout). Laarbeek is part of the city region 'Samenwerkingsverband Regio Eindhoven', centered around the city of Eindhoven. The town hall is located in Beek en Donk.

Lieshout is home of the Bavaria Brewery, one of the Netherlands' largest breweries which produces for local and foreign markets.

The Croy Castle is located near the village Aarle-Rixtel.

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Laarbeek, 2013.

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