Flag of Rosmalen
Coat of arms of Rosmalen
Coat of arms
Location of Rosmalen
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality 's-Hertogenbosch
 • Land 30.89 km2 (11.93 sq mi)
 • Water 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008) 31,219
Major roads A2, A59, N606, N625 spoorlijn 's-Hertogenbosch - Nijmegen
Saint Lambertchurch in Rosmalen.

Rosmalen (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a town in the province of North Brabant, in the south of the Netherlands. It is located east of the city of 's-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch) and has belonged to that municipality since 1996.[1] Its population is around 35,000. In 2005 the town began construction of a new neighbourhood, De Groote Wielen (named after the large kolks in the area created by flood water). 5,000 Homes and other buildings will be located in this development.

Rosmalen has a significant and locally well known football-club, OJC Rosmalen. Many players from OJC have played for professional football clubs, like FC Den Bosch, RKC Waalwijk, Willem II. Rosmalen is also the home of the second-largest basketball club in the Netherlands: The Black Eagles. Well-known players like Kees Akerboom, Jr., Thijs Vermeulen and Rob van Mil demonstrate the success of the club in developing talented players.

Rosmalen is the location of the Autotron, formerly a car museum/attraction park and now a convention center. The park hosts an annual international tennis tournament in the summer, the Rosmalen Grass Court Championships. The park is located about 7 km east of 's-Hertogenbosch, and can be reached via the A59.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

External links

  • , 1865-1870, "Rosmalen"Gemeente Atlas van NederlandJ. Kuyper, . Map of the former municipality, around 1868.

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