Mierlo (population: 10,265) is a town in the southern Netherlands, in the municipality of Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant. Until 2004, it was a separate municipality with an area of 18.09 km2 (7 sq mi).
Mierlo town hall
Coat of arms
|Coordinates: 51°26′28″N 5°37′10″E|
|• Total||18.09 km2 (6.98 sq mi)|
Mierlo is home to a few interesting buildings, for example the old Council house and the Windmill in the centre of the village. Sports clubs in Mierlo are Mifano and the Hockey Club. Mierlo also has a zoo (Dierenrijk), and 2 hotels (Carlton De Brug and 't Anker) and two campsites ('t Wolfsven and De Sprink). Just to the south, separated by the A67 motorway, lies the Strabrechtse Heide.
- Official Website
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Mierlo". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.