Rosenhøj

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Rosenhøj
Neighborhood
Rosenhøj is located in Aarhus
Rosenhøj
Rosenhøj
Coordinates: 56°06′53″N 10°08′51″E / 56.114840°N 10.147426°E / 56.114840; 10.147426
Country Kingdom of Denmark
Regions of Denmark Central Denmark Region
Municipality Aarhus Municipality
District Viby
Postal code 8260

Rosenhøj (lit.: Rose-hill) is a concrete public housing project in Viby J, a southern district of Aarhus, Denmark.

Rosenhøj consists of concrete apartment blocks and contains 869 apartments. The area has in the last couple of years been attractive for immigrants to move to. In 2001, 22% of the inhabitants where immigrants; in 2008 more than 52% where immigrants. Nearly all of the inhabitants under the age of 18 has an immigrant background. The majority of the immigrants comes from Afghanistan, Somalia and Turkey. Rosenhøj and nearby Grøfthøjparken - another public housing project - were lately[when?] facing lots of vandalism and fires, caused by "youth-gangs" from the areas.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 56°06′53″N 10°08′51″E / 56.114840°N 10.147426°E / 56.114840; 10.147426