Bischheim, Bas-Rhin

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Bischheim
FR-67-Bischheim.JPG
Coat of arms of Bischheim
Coat of arms
Bischheim is located in France
Bischheim
Bischheim
Coordinates: 48°36′52″N 7°45′10″E / 48.6144°N 7.7528°E / 48.6144; 7.7528Coordinates: 48°36′52″N 7°45′10″E / 48.6144°N 7.7528°E / 48.6144; 7.7528
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Bischheim
Intercommunality Urban Community of Strasbourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Klein-Mosser
Area
 • Land1 4.41 km2 (1.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 17,827
 • Population2 density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67043 / 67800
Elevation 132–150 m (433–492 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.
Old coat of arms

Bischheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in northeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The town is bordered by Hoenheim, Strasbourg, Schiltigheim, and Niederhausbergen. It lies on the Ill and the canal between the Rhine and the Rhône.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,423 —    
1800 1,859 +30.6%
1806 1,822 −2.0%
1821 2,088 +14.6%
1831 2,347 +12.4%
1836 2,718 +15.8%
1841 2,692 −1.0%
1846 2,929 +8.8%
1851 3,137 +7.1%
1856 3,190 +1.7%
1861 3,401 +6.6%
1866 3,624 +6.6%
1871 3,860 +6.5%
1875 4,112 +6.5%
1880 4,931 +19.9%
1885 5,340 +8.3%
1890 6,045 +13.2%
1895 6,722 +11.2%
1900 7,764 +15.5%
1905 9,012 +16.1%
1910 9,865 +9.5%
1921 9,635 −2.3%
1926 10,240 +6.3%
1931 10,955 +7.0%
1936 11,287 +3.0%
1946 10,740 −4.8%
1954 11,430 +6.4%
1962 12,355 +8.1%
1968 14,383 +16.4%
1975 14,985 +4.2%
1982 16,215 +8.2%
1990 16,308 +0.6%
1999 16,763 +2.8%
2006 17,827 +6.3%
2009 17,777 −0.3%

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