Rosendaël

Rosendaël (Rozendaal in Dutch, meaning "rose valley") is a former commune in the Nord department in northern France. In 1972 it was merged into Dunkirk. It currently has 18,272 inhabitants (an almost ten-fold increase since 1825) in an area of 3.97 km2.

Rosendaël
Part of Dunkirk
Town hall annex
Town hall annex
Coat of arms of Rosendaël
Coat of arms
Location of Rosendaël
Rosendaël is located in France
Rosendaël
Rosendaël
Rosendaël is located in Hauts-de-France
Rosendaël
Rosendaël
Coordinates: 51°02′29″N 2°24′13″E / 51.0413°N 2.4037°E / 51.0413; 2.4037Coordinates: 51°02′29″N 2°24′13″E / 51.0413°N 2.4037°E / 51.0413; 2.4037
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkirk
CantonDunkerque-2
CommuneDunkirk
Area
1
3.97 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
18,272
 • Density4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
59240
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Rosendaël are blazoned :
D'azur à la Rose d'Argent



Rosendaël also has its own flag, Barry of 6 gules and vert

See alsoEdit