The City of Giessen in Germany (in German it’s Gießen): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population
§ Giessen: brief information about the city
The City of Giessen, in German Gießen, with a population size of about 88'000 people is one of the medium cities of Germany, covering an area of 72 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of Hesse (The capital of the federated state is the City of Висбаден). The population density of the city is 1'204 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Frankfurt/Rhine-Main metropolitan region, with a population size of 5.6 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.
§ Giessen population, population density
The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Giessen versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.
|Feature||Value||Mean value per 1 city in Germany|
|Population size, people||87'343||29'416|
|Number of men, people||42'546||14'446|
|Number of women, people||44'797||14'970|
|City area, km2||72||71|
|Population density, people per 1 km2||1'204||413|
§ Gießen local time
The City of Gießen, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Gießen is the same as in all the cities of Germany:
Postal code(s) of the City of Giessen
The major postal code in the City of Gießen is 35390 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).
However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 31180, 35392, 35394, 35396, 35398.
§ City of Giessen on the map
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§ City of Giessen phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)
For telephone calls to the City of Giessen, use its telephone code 641. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 641, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 641 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 641 1234123.