Swalm brook near Swalmen
|• Total||22.96 km2 (8.86 sq mi)|
|• Land||21.54 km2 (8.32 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi)|
|Population (1 July 2006)|
|• Density||380/km2 (990/sq mi)|
|Major roads||A 73, N 271|
Swalmen (pronunciation (help·info), Limburgish and town dialect: Zjwame) is a town in the south-eastern Netherlands. The town is situated between the German border and the Meuse river (Maas in Dutch).
Many monuments are found in Swalmen, most notable the Hillenraad castle, the romanesque 'Rozenkerkje' church in Asselt, and castle farms Graeterhof and Zuidewijk Spick. The area attracts tourists for its peaceful surroundings, asparagus, the Groenewoud forest and forestrial swimming pool de Bosberg.
- Koninklijke Harmonie St. Caecilia Swalmen
- Official website
- Website Harmonie Amicitia Boukoul
- de Bosberg swimming pool website
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