For other uses, see Bissen (disambiguation).

Bissen seen from the Wobierg

Coat of arms

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
  Mayor Jos Schummer
  Total 20.75 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
Area rank 52nd of 105
Highest elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
  Rank 82nd of 105
Lowest elevation 214 m (702 ft)
  Rank 33rd of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 2,816
  Rank 48th of 105
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
  Density rank 52nd of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00012002

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.

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