Hesse

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.
Photo: Wolfgang Pehlemann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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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: Wikimedia, 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.

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, 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 Rhine 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.

Hesse

Latitude of center
50.6081° or 50° 36' 29" north
Longitude of center
9.0285° or 9° 1' 42.5" east
Population
6,020,000
Abbreviation
HE
Elevation
264 metres (866 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2497852043
Geo­Names ID
2905330
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Hesse
  • Albanian: Hesia
  • Amharic: ሄሠ
  • Arabic: Hessen
  • Arabic: هسن
  • Aragonese: Hesse
  • Armenian: Հեսսեն
  • Arpitan: Hesse
  • Arpitan: Hèssa
  • Asturian: Hesse
  • Asturian: Hessen
  • Aymara: Hessen suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Hessen
  • Bashkir: ba
  • Bashkir: Германияның үҙәк өлөшөндәге ер. Баш ҡалаһы — Висбаден.
  • Bashkir: Һессен
  • Basque: Hessen
  • Bavarian: Hessn
  • Belarusian: Гесэн
  • Belarusian: Гэсэн
  • Bengali: হেসেন
  • Bosnian: Hessen
  • Breton: Hessen
  • Bulgarian: Хесен
  • Catalan: Hessen
  • Cebuano: Hessen
  • Central Kurdish: ھێسن
  • Chechen: Гессен
  • Chinese: Hessen
  • Chinese: 希燊
  • Chinese: 黑森
  • Chuvash: Гессен
  • Cornish: Hesse
  • Corsican: Assia
  • Crimean Tatar: Gessen
  • Croatian: Hessen
  • Czech: Hesensko
  • Danish: Hessen
  • Dimli (individual language): Hessen
  • Dutch: Hessen
  • English: Greater-Hessen
  • English: Hassen
  • English: Hassia
  • English: Hessen
  • English: Land Hessen
  • English: State of Hessen
  • Esperanto: Hesio
  • Estonian: Hessen
  • Faroese: Hessen
  • Finnish: Hessen
  • French: Hesse
  • Friulian: Assie
  • Galician: Hessen
  • Georgian: ჰესენი
  • German: DE-HE
  • German: Groß-Hessen
  • German: Hessen
  • German: Land Hessen
  • Greek: Έσεν
  • Greek: Έσση
  • Guarani: Hesse
  • Gujarati: હેસે
  • Hakka Chinese: Hesse
  • Hausa: Hesse
  • Hebrew: הסה
  • Hebrew: הסן
  • Hindi: हेसे
  • Hungarian: Hessen
  • Icelandic: Hessen
  • Ido: Hesia
  • Iloko: Hesse
  • Indonesian: Hessen
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Hessen
  • Interlingue: Hesse
  • Irish: Hessen
  • Italian: Assia
  • Japanese: ヘッセン州
  • Javanese: Hessen
  • Kannada: ಹೆಸ್ಸೆ
  • Kazakh: Гессен
  • Kirghiz: Гессен
  • Kongo: Hessen
  • Korean: 헤센 주
  • Korean: 헤센주
  • Kurdish: Hessen
  • Kölsch: Hessen
  • Ladino: Hesse
  • Lao: Hesse
  • Latin: Hassia
  • Latvian: Hesene
  • Ligurian: Assia
  • Limburgan: Hesse
  • Lingala: Héssɛnɛ́
  • Literary Chinese: 黑森
  • Lithuanian: Hesenas
  • Lombard: Assia
  • Low German: Hessen
  • Lower Sorbian: Hesseńska
  • Luxembourgish: Hessen
  • Macedonian: Хесен
  • Mainfränkisch: Hessä
  • Malay: Hesse
  • Manx: Hessen
  • Marathi: हेसेन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hessen
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hessen
  • Mongolian: Хессен
  • Narom: Hesse
  • Neapolitan: Assia
  • Nepali: हेसे
  • Nepali: हेस्न्
  • Northern Frisian: Hessen
  • Northern Sami: Hessen
  • Norwegian: Hessen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hessen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hessen
  • Novial: Hesia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Èssa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hetwaraland
  • Ossetian: Гессен
  • Pampanga: Hesse
  • Panjabi: ਹੈੱਸਨ
  • Papiamento: Hessen
  • Pennsylvania German: Hesse
  • Persian: هسن
  • Persian: هسه
  • Pfaelzisch: Hesse
  • Pfaelzisch: Hessen
  • Piemontese: Assia
  • Polish: Hesja
  • Portuguese: Hesse
  • Portuguese: Hessen
  • Pushto: هسن
  • Quechua: Hessen
  • Romanian: Hessa
  • Romansh: Hessen
  • Russian: Гессен
  • Sardinian: Àssia
  • Saterfriesisch: Hessen
  • Scots: Hesse
  • Scottish Gaelic: Hessen
  • Serbian: Хесен
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hessen
  • Sicilian: Hessen
  • Sindhi: ھيسن
  • Sinhala: හෙසේ
  • Slovak: Hesensko
  • Slovenian: Hessen
  • South Azerbaijani: هسن
  • Spanish: Hesse
  • Spanish: Hessen
  • Swahili: Hesse
  • Swedish: Hessen
  • Swiss German: Hesse
  • Tagalog: Hesse
  • Tajik: Ҳессен
  • Tamil: கெஸ்சன்
  • Tamil: ஹெஸென்
  • Tatar: Hessen
  • Tatar: Һессен
  • Telugu: హెస్
  • Thai: รัฐเฮ็สเซิน
  • Tosk Albanian: Hessen
  • Turkish: Hessen
  • Turkmen: Hessen
  • Ukrainian: Гессен
  • Upper Sorbian: Hessenska
  • Urdu: ہیسے
  • Uzbek: Hessen
  • Venetian: Asia
  • Venetian: Assia
  • Vietnamese: Hessen
  • Vlaams: Essen
  • Vlaams: Hessen
  • Volapük: Hesän
  • Waray (Philippines): Hessen
  • Welsh: Hessen
  • Western Armenian: Հեսսեն
  • Western Frisian: Hessen
  • Western Panjabi: ہیسے
  • Wu Chinese: 黑森
  • Yiddish: העסע
  • Yoruba: Hesse
  • Yue Chinese: 黑森
  • Zeeuws: Hessen
  • Àsia

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