|• Mayor||Manfred Eis (SPD)|
|• Total||39.033 km2 (15.071 sq mi)|
|• Density||210/km2 (550/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
In World War II Roetgen was the first German town to fall under American control. American forces arrived in the town on 12 September 1944at 14.30.
The city was the location of the court martial of US Army Private Eddie Slovik in November 1944, notable because of all US military personnel in World War II, only Slovik was ever executed for desertion.
Division of the municipality
Roetgen consists of three districts:
Mulartshütte is the oldest settlement of the three.
- Official site (German)
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