Bischoffsheim

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Bischoffsheim
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Coat of arms of Bischoffsheim
Coat of arms
Bischoffsheim is located in France
Bischoffsheim
Bischoffsheim
Coordinates: 48°29′16″N 7°29′25″E / 48.4878°N 7.4903°E / 48.4878; 7.4903Coordinates: 48°29′16″N 7°29′25″E / 48.4878°N 7.4903°E / 48.4878; 7.4903
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Molsheim
Canton Rosheim
Intercommunality Canton of Rosheim
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Schlepp
Area1 12.33 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,126
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67045 / 67870
Elevation 149–362 m (489–1,188 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.

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

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History[edit]

Archaeological discoveries attest to the presence of people in the site of Bischoffsheim since the Neolithic, five to six thousand years BCE. Various remains indicate that the site was already important before the Roman period.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1882 1,839 —    
1962 1,477 −19.7%
1968 1,495 +1.2%
1975 1,819 +21.7%
1982 2,075 +14.1%
1990 2,176 +4.9%
1999 2,768 +27.2%
2006 3,126 +12.9%
2009 3,264 +4.4%

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