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German location
Admin. regionKassel
BrgermeisterBertram Hilgen
Basic statistics
Area (km2)107
Elevation (m)167
Pop. Metro450000
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateKS
Postal code34001 34134
Area code0561

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Kassel (-deˈkasəl; until 1926 officially Cassel) is a town located on the Fulda in northern Hesse, Germany, one of the two sources of the Weser river. It is the administrative seat of the Kassel administrative region (Regierungsbezirk) and of the district (Kreis) of the same name. In 2007 the town had approximately 198,500 inhabitants and has a total area of 107 km2 (41.3 sqmi). Kassel is the largest town in the north of Hesse (Nordhessen).

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