26 January 2017
The State of Hessen assumes a central position in Germany and Europe, both geographically and economically.
With 6.1 million inhabitants it is one of the most densely populated regions in Germany. Its economic strength is made evident by a gross domestic product of € 263 billion in 2015 (€ 43,114 per capita).
The largest city of Hessen is Frankfurt am Main, a hub for transportation, important convention location and particularly a crucial financial center with institutions like the European Central Bank, the German Bundesbank, the German Stock Exchange and many more of Europeans major financial institutions. Some other important cities are Darmstadt, Kassel, Gießen, Fulda and Marburg an der Lahn.
Climate-KIC’s Hessen office is incorporated in Climate-KIC Germany, which also has an office in Berlin.