Giessen, Germany

Giessen is a mid-size place in the region of Hesse in Germany with a population of approximately 74,411 people and is one of the largest places in Germany. Find all facts and information about Giessen.

Facts and figures on Giessen at a glance

Name: Giessen (Gießen)
Status: Mid-size place
Population: 74,411 people
Municipality name: Giessen, Universitaetsstadt
Region name (Level 3): Landkreis Giessen
Region name (Level 2): Regierungsbezirk Giessen
Region name (Level 1): Hesse
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

Giessen is located in the region of Hesse. Hesse's capital Wiesbaden (Wiesbaden) is approximately 64 km / 40 mi away from Giessen (as the crow flies). The distance from Giessen to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 393 km / 244 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Giessen
Giessen GießenMid-size place74,411 peopleHesse Hessen

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Information on Giessen

Information on Giessen
Place nameMunicipality nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Giessen GießenGiessen, Universitaetsstadt Gießen, UniversitätsstadtLandkreis Giessen Landkreis GießenRegierungsbezirk Giessen Regierungsbezirk GießenHesse HessenGermanyEurope

Time in Giessen

Time in Giessen
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 4:09am (04:09h)In effect (+1 hour)Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 3:09am (03:09h)GMT UTC +2.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Giessen

Latitude & Longitude of Giessen
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map50°35'14.2"N (50.5872700°)8°40'31.9"E (8.6755400°)

Distances from Giessen

Distances from Giessen
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
5,613 km north of the equator614 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Giessen

Places around Giessen

9 places found within 5 km around Giessen. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Giessen
Wieseck Wieseck-2.8 km 1.7 mishow
Heuchelheim Heuchelheim7,5413.0 km 1.9 mishow
Launsbach Launsbach-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Klein Linden Klein Linden-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Gleiberg Gleiberg-4.1 km 2.6 mishow
Krofdorf Krofdorf-4.4 km 2.8 mishow
Kinzenbach Kinzenbach-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Badenburg Badenburg-4.8 km 3.0 mishow
Schiffenberg Schiffenberg-4.8 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Giessen

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External sources of information on Giessen

Giessen on Wikipedia