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 and Marburg-Biedenkopf of Kassel on 1 January 1981.

Giessen
Map of Hesse highlighting Giessen
Map of Hesse highlighting Giessen
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Region seatGiessen
Area
 • Total5,381.14 km2 (2,077.67 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[1]
 • Total1,047,262
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Websitewww.rp-giessen.hessen.de
Kreise
(districts)
  1. Giessen
  2. Lahn-Dill
  3. Limburg-Weilburg
  4. Marburg-Biedenkopf
  5. Vogelsbergkreis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.

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