Schwalm (Eder)

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Die Schwalm in Schwalmstadt.jpg
The Schwalm in Schwalmstadt
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Vogelsberg Mountains
River mouth Eder
51°7′4″N 9°24′25″E / 51.11778°N 9.40694°E / 51.11778; 9.40694Coordinates: 51°7′4″N 9°24′25″E / 51.11778°N 9.40694°E / 51.11778; 9.40694
Length 97.3 km (60.5 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression EderFuldaWeserNorth Sea
Basin size 1,298 km2 (501 sq mi) [1]

The Schwalm is a river in Hesse, Germany, right tributary of the Eder. It rises on the north side of the Vogelsberg Mountains. It flows north through Alsfeld, Schwalmstadt and Borken. The Schwalm flows into the Eder near Wabern, east of Fritzlar, after a total length of 97 km.[1] The main tributaries are the Efze, the Gilsa, the Grenff and the Antrift.