Picturesque villages und futuristic skylines, hilly landscapes and vibrant university towns: The federated state of Hesse combines contrasts. It is located in central western Germany. Its capital city is Wiesbaden, one of the oldest spa towns. Today, Wiesbaden along with nearby Frankfurt am Main, Darmstadt, and Mainz, constitutes the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region, a metropolitan area with a population of about 5.8 million people.
Frankfurt is renowned for its important business and banking district and is recognized as a global hub for commerce, culture, education and transportation. The urban area is ethnically and religiously diverse with a majority of its young people having a migrant background.
The romantic town of Limburg and the fairy-tale town of Marburg offer remarkable sights for people interested in castles and cathedrals, historic architecture and lush countryside. The Brothers Grimm, the collectors of folk tales who popularized stories like „Cinderella“, “Hansel and Gretel“ and "Little Red Riding Hood", studied in Marburg at the beginning of the 19th century.
Hesse is a federated state in central western Germany. It covers 21,115 km² and has a population of 6,293,154.
- 6.293.154 inhabitants
- 21.115 km²
- 21 student cities
- 54 universities
- 1.150 degree programms