Dolmen D6 near 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
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Established 1 January 1998[1]
Renamed 1 January 2000[2]
  Body Municipal council
  Mayor Marcel Thijsen
  Total 147.70 km2 (57.03 sq mi)
  Land 143.50 km2 (55.41 sq mi)
  Water 4.20 km2 (1.62 sq mi)
Elevation[5] 6 m (20 ft)
Population (May 2014)[6]
  Total 32,543
  Density 227/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 9000 range
Area code 050, 0592, 0598
Website www.tynaarlo.nl

Tynaarlo ( pronunciation ) 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.

Population centres

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.


Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Tynaarlo, June 2015

Town of Tynaarlo

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]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  2. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2000" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2000]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  3. "Dhr. P. Adema" [Mr. P. Adema] (in Dutch). Gemeente Tynaarlo. 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. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  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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