Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area 50.41 km²
Local time Tuesday 8:02 AM
|Region Grand Est|
INSEE/Postal code 08367 /08230
Population 2,420 (1999)
|Weather 7°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 94% Humidity|
Rocroi is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.
Map of 08230 Rocroi, France
The center was a fortified city, the walls of which are in the shape of a stylised star.
Rocroi was fortified by Francis I of France and expanded by Henry II of France. Because of its strategic location in the north of France it changed hands a number of times during wars. It is best known for the Battle of Rocroi in 1643.