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Rocroi

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Country  France
Department  Ardennes
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  50.41 km²
Local time  Tuesday 8:02 AM
Region  Grand Est
Canton  Rocroi
INSEE/Postal code  08367 /08230
Population  2,420 (1999)
Arrondissement  Charleville-Mézières
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Weather  7°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 94% Humidity

Rocroi is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.

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Map of 08230 Rocroi, France

The center was a fortified city, the walls of which are in the shape of a stylised star.

History

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.

References

Rocroi Wikipedia