in Regierungsbezirk Gießen of Hesse, Germany
- Siegerland Airport (27 mi)
- Hanau Army Air Field (32 mi)
- Frankfurt am Main International Airport (39 mi)
- Wiesbaden Army Airfield (40 mi)
- Frankfurt-Egelsbach Airport (43 mi)
- Fritzlar Airport (45 mi)
- Mainz-Finthen Airport (49 mi)
- Worms Airport (69 mi)
- Cologne Bonn Airport (70 mi)
- Dortmund Airport (79 mi)
- Münster Osnabrück Airport (115 mi)
- Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport (128 mi)
- Messel Pit Fossil Site (Unesco heritage, 46 mi)
- Upper Middle Rhine Valley (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
- Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Wartburg Castle (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (Unesco heritage, 78 mi)
- Cologne Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Speyer Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 88 mi)
- Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey (Unesco heritage, 88 mi)
- Maulbronn Monastery Complex (Unesco heritage, 110 mi)
- Freizeitpark Lochmühle (amusement park, (21 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 50.587 and 8.676 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 50° 35' 14" and E 8° 40' 31"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:33 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Berlin
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:29 am and 6:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Germany.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Germany. Last Update: 2023-10-03 07:26:43
Gießen in Regierungsbezirk Gießen (Hesse) with it's 74,411 citizens is a city in Germany about 243 mi (or 392 km) south-west of Berlin, the country's capital city.
Local time in Gießen is now 10:33 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports in the vicinity of Gießen, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Siegerland Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Messel Pit Fossil Site in a distance of 46 mi (or 75 km), South. We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Heuchelheim, Langgons, Grossen Buseck, Fronhausen and Lohra. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Evening Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 53 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||6%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 4th of October 2023
17°C (62 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 5th of October 2023
17°C (63 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 6th of October 2023
18°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Best Western Plus Steinsgarten
Hotel an der Burg
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg
The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences is a German college for technical studies with campuses in Friedberg, Giessen, and Wetzlar. Its one of the largest university of applied science in Germany and the largest in the state of Hesse.
University of Giessen
The University of Giessen is officially called the Justus Liebig University Giessen after its most famous faculty member, Justus von Liebig, the founder of modern agricultural chemistry and inventor of artificial fertiliser.
Sporthalle Gießen-Ost is an indoor sporting arena located in Gießen, Germany. The gym was built in the 1960s both as the gym of a nearby high school as well as the gym for the city's professional basketball team, the Giessen 46ers. In 2006, the arena was renovated and holds now a capacity of 4,003 people.
The Mathematikum is a Science museum, located in Gießen, Germany, which offers a huge variety of mathematical hands-on exhibits, it was founded by Albrecht Beutelspacher, a German Mathematician. The Mathematikum opened its doors to visitors on 19 November 2002, it was Inaugurated by the German president Johannes Rau. Since then, the museum has attracted more than 1,500,000 visitors. Annually the museum is visited by more than 150,000 people.
Gießen railway station is the main railway station in Gießen, Hesse, Germany. The station is a Category 2 station is used by 20,000 passengers daily. The station was opened on 25 August 1850 and is located on the Main-Weser Railway (Kassel – Frankfurt) and Dill railway (Siegen – Gießen). The current station reception building was built between 1904 and 1911. The main original station building is a historic landmark and has been protected.
Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences (THM) is a German college for technical studies with campuses in Friedberg, Giessen, and Wetzlar. Its one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany and the largest in the state of Hesse.
Gießen Licher Straße station
Gießen Licher Straße (German: Bahnhof Gießen Licher Straße) is a railway station in Gießen, Hesse, Germany.
Wieseck is a river in Hesse, Germany. It´s flooting from Saasen to Gießen and there the Wieseck River goes into the Lahn River. The Wieseck is a left tributary river of Lahn at front of Vogelsberg. It rises in places Reiskirchen and Lindenstruth. The river is so arises in Saasen and ends after 24.3 miles in the local train station in Gießen. The Wieseck is springing in the Wieseckquelle in mid-Saasen.
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Giessen: an der Lahn, Giessen (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gießen, Giessen, غيسن, Gissen, Горад Гісен, Гисен, Γκίσεν, گیسن, גיסן, ギーセン, გისენი, Гиссен, 기센, Giessa, Gysenas, Gieseni, กีสเซิน, Гіссен, 吉森