Bissen

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Bissen
Biissen
Commune
Bissen seen from the Wobierg
Bissen seen from the Wobierg
Coat of arms of Bissen
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Bissen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Bissen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Mersch
Government
 • Mayor Aloyse Bauer
Area
 • Total 20.75 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
Area rank 51st of 116
Highest elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
 • Rank 91st of 116
Lowest elevation 214 m (702 ft)
 • Rank 35th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,676
 • Rank 45th of 116
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Density rank 52nd of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00012002
Website bissen.lu

Bissen (Luxembourgish: Biissen) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Mersch. It is situated on the river Attert.

As of 2010, the town of Bissen, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 2,871. Bissen is home to a steel factory, operated by Arcelor, the world's second-largest steel manufacturer.

Coordinates: 49°47′N 6°04′E / 49.783°N 6.067°E / 49.783; 6.067