Hessen (Hesse)
The region of Hessen in Germany
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Number of zones132
Maximum PPH132
Last updated2021-01-23

Hessen (Hesse) is a region in the middle of Germany. The Region encompasses the bundesland with the same name and has about six million inhabitants.

Bordering regions are Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate) in the southwest, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) in the northwest, Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) in the north, Thüringen (Thuringia) in the east, Bayern (Bavaria) in the southeast and Baden-Württemberg in the south.

Flag of Hesse

Geographical overview[edit]


In Hessen there are nine municipalities with at least one turfzone. Each corresponds to a district (Kreis) within the bundesland:

Municipality Zones
Bergstraße 1
Darmstadt 4
Darmstadt-Dieburg 1
Frankfurt am Main 66
Fulda 1
Kassel 21
Waldeck-Frankenberg 1
Wetteraukreis 1
Wiesbaden 36

The list is updated according to the zones that existed on 2021-01-23.


There are 132 turfzones in the regionen, where three are counted as world heritage sites, five train station zones, one national park zone, six monument zones, eleven holy zones, one summit zone, nine bridge zones and one castle zone.

Updated: 2021-01-23

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