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Location of Suwâld
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
 • Total c. 650

Suwâld (Dutch: Suawoude) is a village in Tytsjerksteradiel in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 651 in 2008.[1] The name came from "suderwâld".

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.


Location of Suawoude in Tietjerksteradeel
  • 1954 - 672
  • 1959 - 613
  • 1964 - 616
  • 1969 - 589
  • 1973 - 544
  • 2006 - 622


Suwâld Church

The 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