Hesse, officially The United states of Hesse (German: Vereinigte Staaten von Hesse) is a Federal republic located in Europe. Hesse was a former part of Germany until it fell apart. Hesse is bordered by Prussia, Netherlands, France, Bavaria and Switzerland. Hesse is made up out of states, those being: Upper-Hesse, Lower-Hesse, Rhineland and Baden-Wurttemberg. It sees itself as the true continuation of the Weimar republic.