Gemert-Bakel ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands.
Bakel, De Mortel, De Rips, Elsendorp, Gemert, Handel, Milheeze.
People from Gemert
Humanist Macropedius is one of the few famous people to have been born in Gemert, and a school and park have been named after him.
In the centre of Gemert stands a castle of which the oldest parts date back to the Late Middle Ages, although it has been rebuilt a couple of times. It was founded by German knights who lived in the castle for several hundred years, however these days it is occupied by monks and nuns. The predecessor of this castle was a motte-and-bailey located further to the west and was discovered in 1995. It is said that the townfounder Diederik van Gemert lived here.