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Kassel (region)

Area:8,288.70 km²
Inhabitants:1,265,946 (2001)
pop. density:153 inh./km²

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

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

External links Official website (http://www.rp-kassel.de)

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