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Coat of airms o Rösrath
Coat airms
Rösrath is located in Germany
Location o Rösrath athin Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis destrict
Coordinates: 50°54′N 7°11′E / 50.900°N 7.183°E / 50.900; 7.183Coordinates: 50°54′N 7°11′E / 50.900°N 7.183°E / 50.900; 7.183
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionCologne
DestrictRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
 • MayorMarcus Mombauer (CDU)
 • Total38.81 km2 (14.98 sq mi)
71 - 260 m (−782 ft)
 • Total28,712
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes02205
Vehicle registrationGL

Rösrath is a ceety in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis (destrict) in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. The earliest kent documents mentionin the dounset Rösrath can be foond in documents datit tae 1356. Thare hae been findins o Paleolithic an Mesolithic tuils in the ceety aurie Forsbach. The commonty wis elevatit tae ceety status in 2001.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rösrath is locatit in the immediate vicinity o Cologne. The municipal aurie o Rösrath is borderin on the sooth-eastren ceety leemits o Cologne. Therefore frae Cologne's pynt o view Rösrath is cried a Gateway tae the Berg region (Bergisches Land). The municipal aurie pairtly extends ower the natur reserves o the Wahner Heide an Königsforst.

The Coat o Airms o Rösrath[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coat o airms o Rösrath consists o twa auries:

  • The upper aurie shows the reid lion o Berg wi blue croun, tongue an claws. The lion appears in maist o the coats o airms in the destrict o the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis.
  • The lawer aurie shows a huntin horn wi a green backgrund. It seembolizes the Königsforst, in umwhile times a popular huntin destrict o the earls o Berg.

Landmark o Rösrath[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gateway o Eulenbroich castle

The gateway o Eulenbroich castle is virtually the laundmerk o Rösrath. This gateway tae the Berg region (Bergisches Land) is uised as logo on the letterheads an internet pages o the toun cooncil.

Twinned ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Carnival[eedit | eedit soorce]

Eulenbroich castle in carnival parade

Cologne is weel kent as a "stronghold" o German carnival wi its famous carnival parade on the Monday afore Strove Tuesday. Rösrath isna too far awa frae Cologne. An aw in Rösrath a Rose Monday Parade is organizit ivery year. The parade isna as big as in Cologne, but the foolishness is juist as wild as in the neebourin lairge toun.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 Juin 2022.

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