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
CantonMersch
Government
 • MayorJos Schummer
Area
 • Total20.75 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
Area rank52nd of 102
Highest elevation358 m (1,175 ft)
 • Rank82nd of 102
Lowest elevation214 m (702 ft)
 • Rank33rd of 102
Population (2014)
 • Total2,816
 • Rank48th of 102
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
 • Density rank52nd of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU00012002
Websitebissen.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