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Coat of arms of Rosenheim
Coat of arms
Location of Rosenheim
Admin. regionOberbayern
Districturban district
 • MayorGabriele Bauer (CSU)
 • Total37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)
440 m (1,440 ft)
 • Total63,324
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Dialling codes08031
Vehicle registrationRO

Rosenheim is a town in Bavaria (Germany) at the confluence of the rivers Inn and Mangfall. It is seat of administration of the district of Rosenheim, but is not a part of it.


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

Rosenheim, churches of St Nikolaus and Holy Spirit

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.

Famous people

Famous neighbour cities

Twin cities

Rosenheim is twinned with:


View of Rosenheim in 1701.


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.

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