Swifterbant

Swifterbant
Aerial photograph of Swifterbant
Aerial photograph of Swifterbant
Swifterbant is located in Flevoland
Swifterbant
Swifterbant
Location of Swifterbant in the province of Flevoland
Coordinates: 52°34′3″N 5°38′30″E / 52.56750°N 5.64167°E / 52.56750; 5.64167Coordinates: 52°34′3″N 5°38′30″E / 52.56750°N 5.64167°E / 52.56750; 5.64167
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFlevoland
MunicipalityDronten
Population
 (2014)
6,475[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8255
Area code0321

Swifterbant (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌsʋɪftərˈbɑnt]) is a town in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Dronten, and lies about 13 km northeast of Lelystad.

On 1 January 2014, Swifterbant had 6475 inhabitants.[1] The built-up area of the town was 2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi), and contained 2350 residences.[2]

Location of Swifterbant in the municipality Dronten

Archaeology

The town also gave its name to a neolithic Swifterbant culture dated to between 5300 and 3400 BC, before the Roman Warm Period and follow-on Dunkirk transgressions.

References

  1. ^ a b (in Dutch) Feiten en cijfers, Municipality of Dronten.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2006, Statistics Netherlands. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

External links

  • Media related to Swifterbant at Wikimedia Commons


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