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 , and is considered the business and financial centre of Germany.

is the most important city of . It is known around the world for the documenta exhibitions of contemporary art every five years.

is the largest airport in and a global aviation hub located on the outskirts of in the state of .


is a metropolitan area in around the confluence of the rivers Rhine and Main.

, German: Nordhessen, is a region in the state of .

, Südhessen, is a region in the state of .

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Italian:  Assia Korean:  헤센 주 Polish:  Hesja Russian:  Гессен Land Hessen Q1199

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