Hesse is a state in west-central , with around six million inhabitants, most of them living in the region of the southwest. The rest of Hesse is hilly, with 40 per cent of the land area covered by forests.
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is the largest city in the German state of Hesse, and is considered the business and financial centre of Germany. Photo: Dietmar Rabich, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a metropolitan area in Hesse around the confluence of the rivers Rhine and Main. Photo: Mylius, GFDL.

is the capital of the state of Hesse. Photo: Pedelecs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Darmstadt is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Hesse, , located in the south of the state. Photo: Mylius, GFDL.


, German: Nordhessen, is a region in the Hesse state of . Photo: Dirk Schmidt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The consists of the district on the Northern side of the between the German towns of and Lorch near , reaching from the Western to the Rhine. Photo: Pedelecs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a low mountain range in , Middle Hesse and the in southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Hesse. See this page's contributions. Photo: Pedelecs, CC BY-SA 3.0.