De Rips

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De Rips
Coordinates: 51°33′9″N 5°48′27″E / 51.55250°N 5.80750°E / 51.55250; 5.80750
ProvinceNorth Brabant

De Rips is a village east of Helmond and Eindhoven in southern part of the Netherlands. Until the late 1990s it formed the municipality of Bakel and Milheeze alongside Milheeze and Bakel, but in 1997 it was forced to merge with the larger Gemert municipality.

The area surrounding De Rips on the one hand is forested, but the agricultural economy is also dominated by bio industry. It has the highest pig density in the Netherlands.

Coordinates: 51°33′N 5°48′E / 51.550°N 5.800°E / 51.550; 5.800