🇳🇱 Gooise Meren is a municipality in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. Gooise Meren has existed since 2016. It is a merger of the former municipalities of Bussum, Muiden, Muiderberg and Naarden. Eastern and southern part of the municipality lie within the Gooi region, western part lies within the Vechtstreek region. The very northern part of the Utrecht Hill Ridge, lake Naardermeer and artificial island Pampus are situated within its boundaries. Gooise Meren borders in the north-west on lake IJmeer, in the north-east on lake Gooimeer. The Vecht river empties into the IJmeer at Muiden, and also the northern end of the former Hollandic Water Line ends in Muiden.
Gooise Meren has a population of over 56,000 people. Gooise Meren is situated 7 km north of Hilversum.