Kassel Government Region

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Kassel
Map of Hesse highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Kassel
Coordinates: 51°19′N 9°30′E / 51.32°N 9.50°E / 51.32; 9.50Coordinates: 51°19′N 9°30′E / 51.32°N 9.50°E / 51.32; 9.50
Country Germany
State Hesse
Region seat Kassel
Area
 • Total 8,288.7 km2 (3,200.3 sq mi)
Population (31 Dec. 2005)
 • Total 1,252,907
 • Density 151.1584/km2 (391.4986/sq mi)

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

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

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