Zwolle, Netherlands

municipality in Overijssel, the Netherlands

Zwolle is a municipality and city in the province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. About 130,000 people were living there in 2021. It lies where the Vecht river flows into the IJssel river, on the eastern side of last one.

Zwolle
Municipality, city
Zwolle Altstadt 1.jpg
Flag of Zwolle
Coat of arms of Zwolle
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 52°31′N 6°5′E / 52.517°N 6.083°E / 52.517; 6.083
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
RegionIJsselvallei, Salland
Area
 • Total119.36 km2 (46.09 sq mi)
 • Land111.10 km2 (42.90 sq mi)
 • Water8.26 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total127,497
 • Density1,148/km2 (2,970/sq mi)
Websitewww.zwolle.nl

It lies also in the regions of Salland and IJsselvallei, and is the capital of Overijssel province.

Zwolle got city rights in 1230 and joined the Hanseatic League in 1294.

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