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Roosendaal
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Area (2006)
 - Municipality 107.21 km²  (41.4 sq mi)
 - Land 106.43 km² (41.1 sq mi)
 - Water 0.78 km² (0.3 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 - Municipality 77,381
 - Density 727/km² (1,882.9/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Roosendaal (pronunciation (help· info)) is both a city and a municipality in the southern Netherlands. Together with surrounding towns it used to form a municipality named Roosendaal en Nispen. Since January 1st, 1997 the municipalities Roosendaal en Nispen and Wouw have merged into the municipality now simply known as Roosendaal. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... North Brabant (Dutch: Noord-Brabant) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country, bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse River (Maas) in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Statistics Netherlands is a Dutch governmental institution that gathers statistical information about the Netherlands. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing summer time Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Central European Time West Africa Time British Summer Time* Irish Summer Time* Western European Summer Time* Category: ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Time zones of Europe: Pale colours indicate countries without daylight saving Central European Summer Time (CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... Image File history File links 218_Roosendaal. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... Roosendaal en Nispen was a municipality in the Dutch province of North Brabant. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Map of former municipality Wouw Wouw is a village between the cities Roosendaal and Bergen op Zoom . ...


The city is an important railway hub: the Zwolle-Roosendaal v.v. main line starts and ends here; the Amsterdam-Brussels v.v. international train service passes through Roosendaal, as does the express train Amsterdam-Vlissingen (Flushing) v.v. Country: Netherlands Province: Overijssel Coordinates: 52°30′ N 6°5′ E Area - Land - Water 119. ... Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Nickname: Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: , Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989 Government  - Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area  - Region 162 km²  (62. ... Flushing (Dutch Vlissingen) is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. ...


The international train service might be cancelled in 2007 with the coming of the HSL-Zuid. The Hogesnelheidslijn Zuid usually shortened to HSL-Zuid, is a Dutch high-speed train line under construction (completion expected in 2007). ...


Petra and Frits will be back on Tuesday.


Population centres

  • Roosendaal (population: 66,660)
  • Wouw (4,920)
  • Heerle (1,900)
  • Nispen (1,440)
  • Wouwse Plantage (1,230)
  • Moerstraten (660)

Map of former municipality Wouw Wouw is a village between the cities Roosendaal and Bergen op Zoom . ...

The city of Roosendaal

Roosendaal was established in the 13th century. (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...


The professional football team RBC plays in Roosendaal. RBC demoted last year (2006) after having played the worst season in the Dutch football history. A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... RBC Roosendaal is a Dutch football club. ... RBC Roosendaal is a Dutch football club. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ...


External links

Coordinates: 51°32′N, 4°27′E The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces (provincies in Dutch), listed below with their capital city: Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also the ranked list of Dutch provinces // Structure A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the... All provinces of the Netherlands are divided into municipalities (gemeenten), together 467 (2005); among these we can distinguish: those comprising one main city, town or village with the same name as the municipality, and possibly some additional villages; for example Utrecht, comprising the city Utrecht and the villages De Meern... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Roosendaal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (78 words)
Roosendaal is a municipality and a city in the southern Netherlands.
international train service passes through Roosendaal, as does the express train Amsterdam-Vlissingen (Flushing) v.v.
The professional football team RBC plays in Roosendaal.
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