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|• Mayor||Gabriele Bauer (CSU)|
|• Total||37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||440 m (1,440 ft)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The population of the town proper is approximately 60,000 inhabitants with up to 125,000 in the surrounding area. Rosenheim is situated in the Upper-Bavarian Alpine Foothills, 450 meters (1470 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 37.52 km². The capital of Bavaria, Munich, is 52 km away in North-West direction from Rosenheim. It has a station at the junction of the Munich–Salzburg and the Munich–Innsbruck lines.
History and sights
In 1234, Rosenheim was mentioned for the first time as a market. The town's landmark is the gothic spire (65 m) of the parish church St. Nikolaus (1450) with its baroque onion dome (1641).
Rosenheim has very good facilities for studies in the midst of excellent weather conditions. There is a Fachhochschule Rosenheim offering various courses to the students.
- Nicholas McCarthy
- Siegfried Fischbacher
- Hermann Göring
- George Dzundza
- Nadine Samonte
- Hans-Ulrich Rudel
- Annemarie Schneider
- Bastian Schweinsteiger
- Edmund Stoiber
- Mark Benecke
- Jupp Kapellmann
Famous neighbour cities
Rosenheim is twinned with:
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
- Official Site (in German)
- Fachhochschule Rosenheim (in German)
- Out of Rosenheim
- Rosenheim Poltergeist
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. .
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