Ruurlo is a former municipality and a town in the eastern part of the Netherlands in the province of Gelderland. It has a population of 8,676 in 2004.

The town has a station on the Zutphen to Winterswijk railway line, and is served by one train an hour.

Ruurlo Castle lies just outside the town and is a popular place for Dutch couples to get legally married. The castle was used as the town hall up until January 1, 2005, when the municipality Ruurlo merged with the municipalities of Borculo, Neede and Eibergen into the municipality of Berkelland.

Population centres

Brinkmanshoek, De Bruil, De Haar, Heurne, Mariënvelde, Ruurlo and Veldhoek.

External links

* [ Official Website]
* [ Map of the former municipality in 1868]

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