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.
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.