Issenheim

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Issenheim
Issenheim is located in France
Issenheim
Issenheim
Coordinates: 47°54′11″N 7°15′17″E / 47.9031°N 7.2547°E / 47.9031; 7.2547Coordinates: 47°54′11″N 7°15′17″E / 47.9031°N 7.2547°E / 47.9031; 7.2547
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Guebwiller
Canton Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Intercommunality Région de Guebwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Jung
Area1 8.18 km2 (3.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,459
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 68156 / 68500
Elevation 223–268 m (732–879 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.

Issenheim (German: Isenheim) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

The Isenheim Altarpiece, currently on display at the Unterlinden Museum of Colmar, was completed in 1515 by Matthias Grünewald for a local monastery.

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