Meeuwen - Gruitrode ( Limburg: Miëve - Roj ) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish region with 12,960 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2012).

Hasselt is located 22 km south, 30 km southeast of Maastricht and Brussels, about 85 kilometers south-west.

The nearest motorway exit is located in Genk on the A2 / E 314

In Genk, Heusden -Zolder, Overpelt and Hasselt are the next regional stations.

Maastricht Aachen Airport and Eindhoven Airport are the nearest regional airports and the Brussels National Airport near the capital Brussels is an international airport.