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Rossens is a former municipality in the district of Sarine in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. On 1 January 2016 it merged with Corpataux-Magnedens, Farvagny, Le Glèbe and Vuisternens-en-Ogoz to form the new municipality of Gibloux.HistoryRossens is first mentioned in 1162 as Rossens. The municipality was formerly known by its German name Rossing, however, that name is no longer used.GeographyRossens had an area, of 5.1km2. Of this area, 2.43km2 or 47.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.76km2 or 34.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.82km2 or 16.1% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.04km2 or 0.8% is either rivers or lakes.Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 1.2% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 8.2% and transportation infrastructure made up 5.5%. Out of the forested land, 33.3% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.2% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 27.1% is used for growing crops and 20.4% is pastures. Of the water in the municipality, 0.2% is in lakes and 0.6% is in rivers and streams.The former municipality is located in the Saane district, on the northern end of the Lake of Gruyère. It consists of the village of Rossens and since 1 June 1972 the former municipality of Illens.
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