The municipality is formed from the merger of 13 villages and therefore has no right center.
Zwalm located 7 kilometers northeast of Oudenaarde, 15km northwest of Geraardsbergen, 18 km south of Ghent and 44 km west of Brussels (all figures refer to the distance from the center of the community in a straight line to the respective city centers).
The community itself has a railway station in the district Munkzwalm on the railway line Kortrijk - Oudenaarde - Zwalm - Zottegem - Brussels. In Ghent and Brussels are the closest train stations with international trains such as Thalys et al.
Roborst, Church: parochiekerk Sint Denijs
Munkzwalm, Church: parochiekerk Sint Mattheus
Sint Maria Latem Church: de Onze Lieve Vrouwe Zeven Smartenkerk
Zwalm maintains a partnership with the German town of Schwalm town in the Schwalm -Eder -Kreis.