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Alem
Town
Coat of arms of Alem
Coat of arms
LocatieMaasdriel.png
View of Alem
View of Alem
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Maasdriel
Population
 (1 January 2010)
 • Total 636
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Alem is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Maasdriel, and lies about 10 km north of 's-Hertogenbosch. The name of the town is derived from the Germanic word Alaheim, which means 'whole village'.

In 2001, the town of Alem had 450 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.12 km², and contained 145 residences. The statistical area "Alem", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 660.

Until 1958, Alem, Maren en Kessel was a separate municipality, then part of the province of North Brabant. The villages of Maren and Maren-Kessel are now part of the municipality of Lith.

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