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Suwâld Church
Suwâld Church
Coat of arms of Suwâld
Coat of arms
Location of the village in Tytsjerksteradiel
Location of the village in Tytsjerksteradiel
Suwâld is located in Netherlands
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 53°10′40″N 5°55′35″E / 53.17778°N 5.92639°E / 53.17778; 5.92639Coordinates: 53°10′40″N 5°55′35″E / 53.17778°N 5.92639°E / 53.17778; 5.92639
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Municipality Tytsjerksteradiel Tytsjerksteradiel
Population (1 January 2017)
 • Total 652
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9265
Dialing code 0511

Suwâld (Dutch: Suawoude) is a village in Tytsjerksteradiel municipality in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 652 in January 2017.[1]

The village has a solar powered ferry for transporting pedestrians and bicycles called Schalkediep. It travels on the Prinses Margrietkanaal from Garyp. There is no other public transport to the village.


  • 1954 - 672
  • 1959 - 613
  • 1964 - 616
  • 1969 - 589
  • 1973 - 544
  • 2006 - 622


The West Frisian names of the streets include: Alde Lunewei (adjacent to the Alde Lune waterway), Aldemiede, Daniel Bouwes wei, De Warren (connecting to Bergum, Ds Oosterhuisstrjitte (Ds Oosterhuisstraat), Ds Pelstrjitte (Ds Pelstraat), Heechhiem, Louwsmarwei, Monnikenwei (along the north side of the canal), Mostermûne, Noarderein (Noorderend), Symen Halbes wei (connecting to De Lytse Geast), Suderein (Zuiderend), Tsjerkebuert (Kerkbuurt),.

Ferry at Suawoude