Bissen

Summary

Bissen (Luxembourgish: Biissen [ˈbiːsən]) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Mersch. It is situated on the river Attert.

Bissen
Biissen
Bissen seen from the Wobierg
Bissen seen from the Wobierg
Coat of arms of Bissen
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
Area
 • Total20.75 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
 • Rank53rd of 102
Highest elevation
358 m (1,175 ft)
 • Rank79th of 102
Lowest elevation
214 m (702 ft)
 • Rank32nd of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total3,095
 • Rank50th of 102
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
  • Rank48th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000402
Websitebissen.lu

As of 2017, the town of Bissen, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 3,021. Bissen is home to a steel factory, operated by ArcelorMittal, the world's second-largest steel manufacturer.

PopulationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Archived from the original on 2016-09-12. Retrieved 11 January 2022.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Bissen at Wikimedia Commons