The Wieseck is a river in , . It is a left tributary of the in the Vorderer Vogelsberg region. It rises in and after 24.3 kilometres, flows into the Lahn at , near the railway station.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a science museum, located in Gießen, , which offers a huge variety of mathematical hands-on exhibits. is situated 370 metres southeast of Wieseck. Photo: Sicherlich, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 400 metres southeast of Wieseck. Photo: Longbow4u, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Gießen railway station is the main in Gießen, , . is situated 390 metres south of Wieseck. Photo: Randy43, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
is situated 800 metres northeast of Wieseck. Photo: Emha, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Localities in the Area

is a city in . The city has about 88,000 inhabitants including 44,000 students, so its infrastructure, shopping and cultural offerings are pretty well adapted to students. Photo: Adam63, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a settlement in the municipality in , . is situated 4½ km northwest of Wieseck. Photo: Keichwa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 5 km west of Wieseck. Photo: Gerold Rosenberg, CC BY-SA 3.0.


50.5834° or 50° 35' 0.1" north
8.6623° or 8° 39' 44.2" east
156 metres (512 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Wieseck
  • Chuvash: Визекк
  • Dutch: Wieseck
  • Egyptian Arabic: فييسك
  • French: Wieseck
  • German: Wieseck
  • Irish: Wieseck
  • Russian: Визекк

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