(population: 14,350) is a town in the northeastern Netherlands
, in the province of Groningen
. The municipality covers an area of 117.17 km2
(of which 2.41 km2 water).
The municipality of Scheemda also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Heiligerlee, Midwolda, Nieuw-Scheemda, Nieuwolda, Oostwold, 't Waar, Westerlee.