Kassel

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Kassel
Coat of arms of Kassel
Coat of arms
Kassel is located in Germany
Kassel
Kassel
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CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorChristian Geselle (SPD)
Area
 • Total161 km2 (62 sq mi)
Elevation167 m (548 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total193,518
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes34001 – 34134
Dialling codes0561
Vehicle registrationKS
Websitewww.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.