Meeuwen-Gruitrode

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Meeuwen-Gruitrode
Miëve-Roj (Limburgs)
Municipality
Kasteel Meeuwen-Gruitrode.jpg
Flag of Meeuwen-Gruitrode
Flag
Coat of arms of Meeuwen-Gruitrode
Coat of arms
Meeuwen-Gruitrode is located in Belgium
Meeuwen-Gruitrode
Meeuwen-Gruitrode
Location in Belgium
Location of Meeuwen-Gruitrode in Limburg
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Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°31′E / 51.100°N 5.517°E / 51.100; 5.517Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°31′E / 51.100°N 5.517°E / 51.100; 5.517
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Lode Ceyssens (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 91.26 km2 (35.24 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 13,057
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal codes 3670
Area codes 011, 089
Website www.meeuwen-gruitrode.be

Meeuwen-Gruitrode (Limburgs: Miëve-Roj) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Meeuwen-Gruitrode had a total population of 12,583. The total area is 91.26 km² which gives a population density of 138 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Meeuwen, Gruitrode, Ellikom, Neerglabbeek, and Wijshagen. It also includes the hamlets of Muisven, Ophoven, Zoetebeek, Koestraat, and Plokrooi.

Effective 1 January 2019, Opglabbeek and Meeuwen-Gruitrode will be merged into the new municipality of Oudsbergen.

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