Former townhall in 2010
The village (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Eelde in the municipality of Tynaarlo.
|Eelde-Paterswolde ca. 11,000|
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Eelde (Dutch pronunciation: ['e:ld?]) is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Tynaarlo, and lies about 9 km south of Groningen. Groningen Airport Eelde is located near the village.
During the 20th century, the villages of Eelde and Paterswolde have merged into one, "Eelde-Paterswolde". In 2012, Eelde counted 6,660 inhabitants, and Paterswolde 3,680, together 10,340 inhabitants.
Its major attractions are Groningen Airport Eelde, museum "De Buitenplaats", the annual flower parade and the lake "Paterswoldse meer".