Kassel (region)


Map of Hesse highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Kassel
Country Germany
State Hesse
Region seat Kassel
  Total 8,288.7 km2 (3,200.3 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
  Total 1,213,712
  Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Website www.rp-kassel.hessen.de

Kassel is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Hesse, Germany, located in the north of the state. It was created in 1866 when Prussia annexed the area to form the new province Hesse-Nassau. Altogether it consists of 138 municipalities.

  1. Fulda
  2. Hersfeld-Rotenburg
  3. Kassel
  4. Schwalm-Eder
  5. Waldeck-Frankenberg
  6. Werra-Meißner
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Kassel


Coordinates: 51°10′N 9°25′E / 51.17°N 9.42°E / 51.17; 9.42

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