Kassel

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Kassel
Coat of arms of Kassel
Kassel is located in Germany
Kassel
Coordinates 51°19′00″N 09°30′00″E / 51.3166667°N 9.5°E / 51.3166667; 9.5
Administration
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Urban district
Mayor Bertram Hilgen (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 161 km2 (62 sq mi)
Elevation 167 m  (548 ft)
Population 193,518  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,202 /km2 (3,113 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate KS
Postal codes 34001 – 34134
Area code 0561
Website www.stadt-kassel.de

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

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.