Swifterbant

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.

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

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

ArchaeologyEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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