Hesse is a state found in the nation of Germany. Home to 5,971,816 people, it is the 5th largest division in Germany in terms of population.
Hesse gained its current status as a state in the year 1949. The government of Hesse is lead by Volker Bouffier and is based in the state capital of Wiesbaden (Population: 272,432).
The most populous cities in Hesse are: Frankfurt am Main (Population: 650,000), Wiesbaden (Population: 272,432), Kassel (Population: 194,501), Darmstadt (Population: 140,385), Offenbach (Population: 119,192).
Hesse State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1949|
|Capital||Wiesbaden (Population: 272,432)|
|Head of Government||Volker Bouffier|
|Total Area||21,115 sq km (8,153 sq miles)|
|Population Density||282.8 sq km (732.5 sq miles)|