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Swalmen

Location municipality Swalmen Image File history File links Location of Swalmen, from Dutch wikipedia Created by User:Mtcv, vrij te gebruiken = freely usable. ...

Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Area
- Land
- Water
24.38 km²
22.43 km²
1.89 km²
Population (2005)
- Density
8,813
393/km²

Swalmen (Limburgish and town dialect: Zjwame) is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. The town is situated between the German border and the Meuse river (Maas in Dutch). The village has a rich history, of which the originally Roman 'Rozenkerkje' church in Asselt is an impressive silent witness. The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces (provincies in Dutch), listed below with their capital city: Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also the ranked list of Dutch provinces // Structure A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the... Limburg is the southern-most of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands, located in the south-east of the country. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Limburgian (Dutch: Limburgs, German: Limburgisch, French: Limbourgeois) is a group of Franconian varieties, spoken in the Limburg and Selfkant regions, near the common Dutch/Flemish(Belgium)/German border. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... The Meuse(Maas) at Maastricht Length 925 km Elevation of the source 409 m Average discharge 230 m³/s Area watershed 36 000 km² Origin France Mouth Hollands Diep Basin countries France - Belgium - Netherlands The Meuse (Dutch Maas) is a large European river rising in France, flowing through Belgium and...


Many monuments are found in Swalmen, most notable the Hillenraad castle, and castle farms Graeterhof and Zuidewijk Spick. The area attracts many tourists (mostly Germans) for its asparagus, and local swimming pool 'de Bosberg'.


Population centres

  • Asselt
  • Boukoul
  • Swalmen

External link

  • Official website
  • de Bosberg swimming pool website


 
Limburg Province

Ambt Montfort | Arcen en Velden | Beek | Beesel | Bergen | Brunssum | Echt-Susteren | Eijsden | Gennep | Gulpen-Wittem | Haelen | Heel | Heerlen | Helden | Heythuysen | Horst aan de Maas | Hunsel | Kerkrade | Kessel | Landgraaf | Maasbracht | Maasbree | Maastricht | Margraten | Meerlo-Wanssum | Meerssen | Meijel | Mook en Middelaar | Nederweert | Nuth | Onderbanken | Roerdalen | Roermond | Roggel en Neer | Schinnen | Sevenum | Simpelveld | Sittard-Geleen | Stein | Swalmen | Thorn | Vaals | Valkenburg aan de Geul | Venlo | Venray | Voerendaal | Weert Limburg is the southern-most of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands, located in the south-east of the country. ... Image File history File links Flag of Limburg (from Dutch Wikipedia) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Ambt Montfort is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Arcen en Velden is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Beek is a municipality and a Netherlands. ... Beesel is a municipality and a Netherlands. ... Bergen is a municipality and a Netherlands. ... Brunssum is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Echt-Susteren is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Eijsden is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Gennep is a municipality and a city in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Gulpen-Wittem is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Haelen is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Heel is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Heerlen is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Helden is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands in the province Limburg. ... Heythuysen is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Horst aan de Maas is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Hunsel is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Kerkrade is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... This is about the municipality in the Netherlands. ... Landgraaf is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Maasbracht is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands, Population centres Bilt, Brandt, De Weerd, Eiland, Laak, Linne, Maasbracht-Beek, Ohé, Stevensweert. ... Maasbree is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands Population centres Baarlo Maasbree External link Official website Categories: Limburg (Netherlands) ... Maastricht (Limburgish: Mestreech; French: Maestricht; local dialect: Mestreech) is a municipality, and capital of the province of Limburg. ... Margraten is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Meerlo-Wanssum is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands Population centres Blitterswijck Geijsteren Meerlo Swolgen Tienray Wanssum External links Official Website Categories: Limburg (Netherlands) ... Meerssen is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands Population centres Bunde Geulle Meerssen/Rothem Ulestraten. ... Meijel is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands External link Official website Categories: Limburg (Netherlands) ... Mook en Middelaar is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands Population centres Middelaar Molenhoek Mook Plasmolen. ... Nederweert is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands Population centres Budschop, Leveroy, Nederweert, Nederweert-Eind, Ospel, Ospeldijk and Schoor. ... Nuth is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Onderbanken is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Roerdalen is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Roermond is a municipality and a city in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Roggel en Neer is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Schinnen is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Sevenum is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Simpelveld is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Sittard-Geleen is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Stein is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Thorn is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. ... Vaals is a town in the southeastern Netherlands, in the province of Limburg. ... Valkenburg aan de Geul is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Venlo is a municipality and a city in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Venray is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... Voerendaal is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands. ... This is about the city in the Netherlands. ...

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Swalmen - Wikipedia (1427 words)
Een grote oudheidkundige bijzonderheid is, dat er in het buitengebied van Swalmen zichtbare resten van een Romeinse weg liggen.
De heerlijkheid Swalmen, na 1695 het Markgraafschap Swalmen en Asselt, hoorde bij het Overkwartier of Opper-Gelre, het afzonderlijke, zuidelijke deel van het hertogdom Gelre.
Gebroeders Schouwenberg; Arnold (geboren te Swalmen, 22 maart 1918; pater SCJ) en Willy (geboren te Swalmen, 21 december 1923; broeder SCJ), missionarissen in Belgisch Congo en aldaar om het leven gebracht te Bafwasende, op 27 november 1964.
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