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Hanover (/ ˈ h æ n oʊ v ər,-n ə v-/; German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ] ; Low German: Hannober) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony. Its 535,932 (2021) inhabitants make it the 13th-largest city in Germany as well as the fourth-largest city in Northern Germany after Berlin, Hamburg and Bremen.
Key People: Hanover, German Hannover, former state of northwestern Germany, first an electorate (1692–1806) of the Holy Roman Empire, then a kingdom (1814–66), and finally a Prussian province (1866–1945). After World War II the state was administratively abolished; its former territory formed about 80 percent of the Land (state) of Lower Saxony. Hanover grew out of the early 17th-century division of territories of the Welf house of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
Hanover. As a trade fair destination with the world's largest modern exhibition grounds, Hanover is a world-class city. It's no wonder, then, that the city has become an engine for the global economy, and a byword for ideas and innovation. It's a safe bet that any new trends in industry and technology would have first been seen in Hanover, or rather at one of the city's huge leading international trade fairs – the likes of which have made the exhibition centre in Lower Saxony one of the ...
5 beautiful places to visit in Italy Essential Hannover Do Places to see, ways to wander, and signature experiences. 2022 Herrenhäuser Gärten 1,159 Gardens 2022 The New Town Hall 1,370 Government Buildings Erlebnis Zoo Hannover 1,370 Zoos Maschsee 836 Bodies of Water Berggarten 247 Gardens Eilenriede - Park 239 Parks Aegidienkirche 263
Hannover, English Hanover, city, capital of Lower Saxony Land (state), northwestern Germany. It lies on the Leine River and the Mittelland Canal, where the spurs of the Harz Mountains meet the wide North German Plain. First mentioned in documents in 1100, Hannover was chartered in 1241 and joined the Hanseatic League in 1386.
The Kingdom of Hanover (Hannover) was founded in 1814 at the Congress of Vienna as the successor state of the Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg. From 1814-1837, it was united with Great Britain, and ruled by its kings. As a result of the German war between Prussia and Austria, the Kingdom of Hanover (Hannover) lost its independence in 1866.