Dolmen D6 near Tynaarlo
Location in Drenthe
|Established||1 January 1998|
|Renamed||1 January 2000|
|o Body||Municipal council|
|o Mayor||Marcel Thijsen|
|o Total||147.70 km2 (57.03 sq mi)|
|o Land||143.00 km2 (55.21 sq mi)|
|o Water||4.70 km2 (1.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|o Density||236/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Parts of 9000 range
|Area code||050, 0592, 0598|
Tynaarlo (pronounced [ti'na:rlo:] ) 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.
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. The statistical district "Tynaarlo", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1920.