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Tynaarlo (pronounced [tiˈnaːrloː] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands. Though located in the province of Drenthe, many of its communities serve as suburbs of the neighbouring city of Groningen, capital of the province of the same name.

Dolmen D6 near Tynaarlo
Dolmen D6 near Tynaarlo
Flag of Tynaarlo
Coat of arms of Tynaarlo
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Tynaarlo in a municipal map of Drenthe
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 53°5′N 6°35′E / 53.083°N 6.583°E / 53.083; 6.583Coordinates: 53°5′N 6°35′E / 53.083°N 6.583°E / 53.083; 6.583
Established1 January 1998[1]
Renamed1 January 2000[2]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMarcel Thijsen
 • Total147.70 km2 (57.03 sq mi)
 • Land143.50 km2 (55.41 sq mi)
 • Water4.20 km2 (1.62 sq mi)
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
 (August 2017)[6]
 • Total33,472
 • Density233/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Parts of 9000 range
Area code050, 0592, 0598


Population centresEdit

The town hall of Tynaarlo in 2010. The building was completed in 2004 and designed by the architects Claus & Kaan.

Bunne, Bunnerveen, De Groeve, De Punt, Donderen, Eelde, Eelderwolde, Midlaren, Oudemolen, Paterswolde, Taarlo, Tynaarlo, Vries, Winde, Yde, Zeegse, Zeijen, Zuidlaarderveen and Zuidlaren.



Town of TynaarloEdit

Location of the town (dark green), statistical district (light green) in the municipality (dark grey) of Tynaarlo.

The town of Tynaarlo is a part of the municipality and lies about 9 km (5.6 mi) north of Assen. It is situated between the three largest villages of the municipality: Zuidlaren, Eelde and Vries. Tynaarlo is located close to the motorway A28, which is a connection to the south and the west of the country.

In 2001, the town of Tynaarlo had 1009 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.29 km2 (0.11 sq mi), and contained 427 residences.[7] The statistical district "Tynaarlo", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1920.[8]


  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1998" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1998]. (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2000" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2000]. (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Dhr. P. Adema" [Mr. P. Adema] (in Dutch). Gemeente Tynaarlo. Archived from the original on 11 October 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Postcodetool for 9481AW". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  7. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  8. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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