Kassel

city in Hesse, Germany

Kassel is a city in Germany, in the state of Hessen.

Kassel
Flag of Kassel
Flag
Coat of arms of Kassel
Coat of arms
Location of Kassel
Kassel is located in Germany
Kassel
Kassel
Kassel is located in Hesse
Kassel
Kassel
Coordinates: 51°19′N 9°30′E / 51.317°N 9.500°E / 51.317; 9.500Coordinates: 51°19′N 9°30′E / 51.317°N 9.500°E / 51.317; 9.500
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorChristian Geselle (SPD)
Area
 • Total161 km2 (62 sq mi)
Elevation
167 m (548 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total199,062
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
34001 – 34134
Dialling codes0561
Vehicle registrationKS
Websitewww.stadt-kassel.de

It has about 195,000 inhabitants and a university.

Every 5 years there is an international arts exhibition documenta in Kassel. The best football team KSV Hessen Kassel plays in the Regionalliga, the fourth Division in Germany.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.