Laarbeek

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Laarbeek
Municipality
Croy Castle
Croy Castle
Flag of Laarbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Laarbeek
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Laarbeek in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°32′N 5°38′E / 51.533°N 5.633°E / 51.533; 5.633Coordinates: 51°32′N 5°38′E / 51.533°N 5.633°E / 51.533; 5.633
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established 1 January 1997[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Hans Ubachs (D66)
Area[3]
 • Total 56.17 km2 (21.69 sq mi)
 • Land 55.37 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
 • Water 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 21,890
 • Density 395/km2 (1,020/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5735–5741
Area code 0492, 0499
Website www.laarbeek.nl

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.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Laarbeek.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Laarbeek, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1997" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1997]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Burgemeester J.G.M.T. Ubachs" [Mayor J.G.M.T. Ubachs] (in Dutch). Gemeente Laarbeek. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 5741GA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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