Schwalm (Eder)

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Schwalm
Die Schwalm in Schwalmstadt.jpg
The Schwalm in Schwalmstadt
Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationVogelsberg Mountains
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Eder
 ⁃ coordinates
51°7′4″N 9°24′25″E / 51.11778°N 9.40694°E / 51.11778; 9.40694Coordinates: 51°7′4″N 9°24′25″E / 51.11778°N 9.40694°E / 51.11778; 9.40694
Length97.3 km (60.5 mi) [1]
Basin size1,298 km2 (501 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionEderFuldaWeserNorth Sea

The Schwalm is a river in Hesse, Germany, right tributary of the Eder. It rises on the north side of the Vogelsberg Mountains, it flows north through Alsfeld, Schwalmstadt and Borken. The Schwalm flows into the Eder near Wabern, east of Fritzlar, after a total length of 97 km;[1] the main tributaries are the Efze, the Gilsa, the Grenff and the Antrift.

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