Schwaförden is a municipality in the district of Diepholz, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 40 km south of Bremen.

Schwaförden
Coat of arms of Schwaförden
Coat of arms
Location of Schwaförden within Diepholz district
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Schwaförden is located in Germany
Schwaförden
Schwaförden
Schwaförden is located in Lower Saxony
Schwaförden
Schwaförden
Coordinates: 52°44′N 08°50′E / 52.733°N 8.833°E / 52.733; 8.833Coordinates: 52°44′N 08°50′E / 52.733°N 8.833°E / 52.733; 8.833
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictDiepholz
Municipal assoc.Schwaförden
Government
 • MayorWilfried Schlichte (CDU)
Area
 • Total25.96 km2 (10.02 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,491
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
27252
Dialling codes04277
Vehicle registrationDH
Websitewww.schwafoerden.de

Schwaförden is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Schwaförden.

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