Mackwiller

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Mackwiller
Màckwiller
Commune
Coat of arms of Mackwiller
Coat of arms
Mackwiller is located in France
Mackwiller
Mackwiller
Location within Grand Est region
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Ingwiller
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)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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 (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.[1] The find is still prominently displayed in that museum.

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