Mackwiller

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Mackwiller

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Coat of arms of Mackwiller
Coat of arms
Location of Mackwiller
Mackwiller is located in France
Mackwiller
Mackwiller
Mackwiller is located in Grand Est
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonIngwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Schmitt
Area
1
9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
598
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67278 /67430
Elevation224–346 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.

Mackwiller (German: Mackweiler) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est 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.[2] The find is still prominently displayed in that museum.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Découverte d'un sanctuaire de Mithra à Mackwiller (Bas-Rhin) ‹See Tfd›(in French)