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Location of Meierijstad
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Meierijstad (literally bailiwick city) is a municipality of North Brabant, a province in the south of the Netherlands. It is the largest municipality of the province and situated in the eastern part.

There are living about 79,000 people, on an area of about 185 km².

Meierijstad is established in 2017. It is a merger of the municipalities of Schijndel, Sint-Oedenrode and Veghel.

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 are crossing the municipality.

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