Biesheim

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Biesheim
Biesheim is located in France
Biesheim
Biesheim
Coordinates: 48°02′30″N 7°32′38″E / 48.0417°N 7.5439°E / 48.0417; 7.5439Coordinates: 48°02′30″N 7°32′38″E / 48.0417°N 7.5439°E / 48.0417; 7.5439
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar
Canton Neuf-Brisach
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Trescher
Area1 16.55 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,342
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 68036 / 68600
Elevation 184–194 m (604–636 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Biesheim is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Archaeology[edit]

Remains of a Mithraeum have been unearthed in Biesheim in 1977.

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