Darmstadt (region)

Darmstadt is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Hesse, Germany, located in the south of the state. The other two Regierungsbezirke are Giessen and Kassel

Darmstadt
Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt
Map of Hesse highlighting Darmstadt
Map of Hesse highlighting Darmstadt
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Region seatDarmstadt
Area
 • Total7,444.88 km2 (2,874.48 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2021)[1]
 • Total4,026,564
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Websitewww.rp-darmstadt.hessen.de
Kreise
(counties)
Kreisfreie Städte
(independent cities)
  1. Bergstraße
  2. Darmstadt-Dieburg
  3. Groß-Gerau
  4. Hochtaunuskreis
  5. Main-Kinzig
  6. Main-Taunus-Kreis
  7. Odenwaldkreis
  8. Offenbach
  9. Rheingau-Taunus
  10. Wetteraukreis
  1. Darmstadt
  2. Frankfurt (Main)
  3. Offenbach
  4. Wiesbaden

EconomyEdit

The Gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was 207.7 billion € in 2018, accounting for 6.2% of German economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was 47,800 € or 159% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was 127% of the EU average. This makes it one of the wealthiest regions in Germany and Europe.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Die Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2021" (PDF) (in German). Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt. June 2022.
  2. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.

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Coordinates: 50°05′N 8°45′E / 50.08°N 8.75°E / 50.08; 8.75