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Croy Castle
Flag of Laarbeek
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
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Established1 January 1997[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorFrank van der Meijden (CDA)
 • Total56.17 km2 (21.69 sq mi)
 • Land55.37 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
 • Water0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
 (August 2017)[5]
 • Total22,088
 • Density399/km2 (1,030/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code0492, 0499

Laarbeek (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality located in the province of North Brabant in the south of the 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 on 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, June 2015.


  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1997" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1997]. (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester Frank van der Meijden" [Frank van der Meijden] (in Dutch). Gemeente Laarbeek. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  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. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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