Swisttal

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Swisttal
Coat of arms of Swisttal
Coat of arms
Location of Swisttal within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
Euskirchen (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisRhineland-PalatinateNorth Rhine-WestphaliaCologneRheinisch-Bergischer KreisOberbergischer KreisSwisttalRheinbachAlfterWachtbergMeckenheimBornheimBad HonnefBonnSankt AugustinKönigswinterHennefTroisdorfSiegburgNeunkirchen-SeelscheidLohmarEitorfWindeckMuchRuppichterothSwisttal in SU.svg
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Swisttal is located in Germany
Swisttal
Swisttal
Swisttal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Swisttal
Swisttal
Coordinates: 50°43′04″N 06°55′13″E / 50.71778°N 6.92028°E / 50.71778; 6.92028Coordinates: 50°43′04″N 06°55′13″E / 50.71778°N 6.92028°E / 50.71778; 6.92028
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions10
Government
 • MayorEckhard Maack
Area
 • Total62.27 km2 (24.04 sq mi)
Elevation
133 - 177 m (−448 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,558
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
53913
Dialling codes02254, 02226, 02255, 02251
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitewww.swisttal.de

Swisttal is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Swisttal received its names from a brook named Swist, which flows in the middle of the municipality.

Geography[edit]

Swisttal is situated approximately 15 km west of Bonn. It covers an area of approx. 65 km² (of which 10 km² is forest, part of the Kottenforst, and 49 km² is used for agriculture).

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality consists of the following parishes:

as well as the hamlets of Hohn, Vershoven, Moemerzheim and Muettinghoven. The local administration is situated between the villages Ludendorf and Essig.

Buildings and places[edit]

In the vicinity of the Buschhoven is the route of the former Eifel water pipeline (Eifel Aqueduct), a Roman aqueduct built to supply Cologne with drinking water. The water castle in Morenhoven, the castle of Heimerzheim and the reconciliation church in Buschhoven with its reconditioned romance organ, are worth mentioning.

Parks[edit]

Kottenforst-Ville Nature Park, a natural preserve.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2017" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-09-21.

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