Mackwiller

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Mackwiller
Mackwiller is located in France
Mackwiller
Mackwiller
Coordinates: 48°55′36″N 7°10′34″E / 48.9267°N 7.1761°E / 48.9267; 7.1761Coordinates: 48°55′36″N 7°10′34″E / 48.9267°N 7.1761°E / 48.9267; 7.1761
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Drulingen
Intercommunality Alsace Bossue
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Schmitt
Area1 9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 628
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67278 / 67430
Elevation 224–346 m (735–1,135 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.

Mackwiller is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Archaeology[edit]

In 1955, substantial fragments of a large Mithraeum were unearthed in Mackwiller by Jean-Jacques Hatt, archaeologist and director of the Musée archéologique de Strasbourg.[1] The find is still prominently displayed in that museum.

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