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, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Bissen highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°47′00″N 6°04′00″E / 49.7833°N 6.0667°E / 49.7833; 6.0667Coordinates: 49°47′00″N 6°04′00″E / 49.7833°N 6.0667°E / 49.7833; 6.0667
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Mersch
Government
 • Mayor Jos Schummer
Area
 • Total 20.75 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
Area rank 52nd of 102
Highest elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
 • Rank 82nd of 102
Lowest elevation 214 m (702 ft)
 • Rank 33rd of 102
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,816
 • Rank 48th of 102
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
 • Density rank 52nd of 102
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.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bissen at Wikimedia Commons