(population: 36,632) is a town in the eastern Netherlands
, in the province of Overijssel
. The municipality covers an area of 172.54 km²
(of which 0.41 km² water).
The municipality of Raalte also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Broekland, Heeten, Heino, Laag Zuthem, Lierderholthuis, Luttenberg, Mariënheem, Nieuw-Heeten.