Hesse, Germany

Hesse is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 6,243,262 people.

Facts and figures on Hesse at a glance

Region name: Hesse (Hessen)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,243,262 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Hesse (Hessen) is located in the regional capital Wiesbaden (Wiesbaden) with a population of 278,609 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Hesse's regional capital Wiesbaden to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 451 km (280 mi).

Facts and figures about Hesse
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Hesse Hessen6,243,262 peopleWiesbaden Wiesbaden278,609 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of Hesse

Map of Hesse

Information on Hesse

Information on Hesse
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Hesse HessenWiesbaden Wiesbaden4GermanyEurope

Time in Hesse

Time in Hesse
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 2:59am (02:59h)In effect (+1 hour)Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 1:59am (01:59h)GMT UTC +2.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Hesse

Latitude & Longitude of Hesse
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map50°32'60.0"N (50.5500000°)9°00'00.0"E (9.0000000°)

Subregions in Hesse

There are 4 administrative subregions in Hesse.
Subregions in Hesse
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt1.4,026,564Darmstadt Darmstadt140,385
Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt2.4,026,564Wiesbaden Wiesbaden278,609
Regierungsbezirk Giessen Regierungsbezirk Gießen3.1,050,765Giessen Gießen74,411
Regierungsbezirk Kassel Regierungsbezirk Kassel4.1,217,688Kassel Kassel194,501

External sources of information on Hesse

Hesse on Wikipedia