Sunday, October 30, 2016
Philatelic Congress in Rouen in France 24.4.1976
The stamp and FDC were issued to commemorate the Philatelic Congress in Rouen in France in 1976.
Rouen is a city on the River Seine in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Normandy. Formerly one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, Rouen was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy
during the Middle Ages. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, which ruled both England and large parts of modern France from the 11th to the 15th centuries.