Giessen (region)

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Giessen
Regierungsbezirk
Map of Hesse highlighting the  Regierungsbezirk of Giessen
Map of Hesse highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Giessen
Country Germany
State Hesse
Region seat Giessen
Area
 • Total 5,381.14 km2 (2,077.67 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,023,150
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Website www.rp-giessen.hessen.de

Giessen (Gießen in German) is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Hesse, Germany, located in the middle of the state. It was created from counties (kreise) of Giessen, Lahn-Dill, Limburg-Weilburg and Vogelsbergkreis in Darmstadt (region) and Marburg-Biedenkopf of Kassel (region) in 1 January 1981.

Kreise
(districts)
  1. Giessen
  2. Lahn-Dill
  3. Limburg-Weilburg
  4. Marburg-Biedenkopf
  5. Vogelsbergkreis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Die Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°40′N 8°40′E / 50.67°N 8.67°E / 50.67; 8.67