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.
Map of Hesse highlighting Giessen
|• Total||5,381.14 km2 (2,077.67 sq mi)|
(31 December 2018)
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|