Rossum, Gelderland

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Rossum
Town
Flag of Rossum
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Coat of arms of Rossum
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The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Rossum in the municipality of Maasdriel.
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Rossum in the municipality of Maasdriel.
Coordinates: 51°48′3″N 5°20′8″E / 51.80083°N 5.33556°E / 51.80083; 5.33556Coordinates: 51°48′3″N 5°20′8″E / 51.80083°N 5.33556°E / 51.80083; 5.33556
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Maasdriel
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 2,630
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5328
Dialing code 0418

Rossum is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Maasdriel, and lies about 11 km southwest of Tiel.

Rossum was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1999, when it was merged with Maasdriel.[1]

In 2001, the town of Rossum had 1728 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.49 km², and contained 699 residences.[2] The statistical area "Rossum", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2120.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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