municipality in the Netherlands

Meierijstad (literally Bailiwick City) is a municipality in North Brabant, a province in Netherlands. It is the largest municipality in the province and in the eastern part.

Location of Meierijstad
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Meierijstad wapen.svg

About 79,000 people live tehre, on an area of about 185 km².

Meierijstad is established in 2017. Two municipalities, Schijndel, Sint-Oedenrode and Veghel, joined to become Meierijstad.

Biggest settlement is the town of Veghel, also containing the town hall. However, council meetings are held at Dommelrode Castle in Sint-Oedenrode.

Both the Zuid-Willemsvaart canal and the A50 motorway cross municipality.

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